Without a healthy self-esteem, life’s pathways are a lot more extreme and considerably more
troublesome to navigate. Did you know that by age 6 most children’s confidence level is
usually comparable to adults’ and the level attained, whether high or low, would regularly
stay the same through their entire lives? This is one of the reasons the Montessori Method lays a lot of
emphasis on ages 0-6. Here are 5 ways to develop your child’s self-esteem.
1. Avoid rewards
Children naturally possess a certain drive to carry out different activities, whether to the pleasure or
dismay of adults. When they fulfil this inner desire or drive, they feel a sense of inner achievement and
fulfilment which is completely natural.