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How To Control Exam Frustration In Kids

Kids go to school and they too have exams to clear just like the targets you have in your office. You are expected to reach your targets while tour child is expected to clear examinations.

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All such things are part of life and so are success and failure. Well, success is a joy to all of us but failure leads to frustration.

Generally, frustration in childhood is common after failures in examinations. If your child feels the pressure to score well all the time, then frustration is inevitable.

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A frustrated kid should be consoled first and explained why there are other ways to deal with failure. Read on to know more.

How To Control Exam Frustration In Kids

Teach Acceptance
Accepting the reality and facing the facts boldly can reduce frustration up to an extent whether it is children or adults. So, if your kid scores poorly in an exam, teach him acceptance.

Explain Why Means Are As Important As Ends
Scores are not the only important things. Your child must be able to enjoy the process of study. Acquiring knowledge is more important than scoring well in exams.

Teach Patience
Patience can greatly reduce your frustration. Explain the value of patience to your children.

Explain Why Things Can Get Better In Future
There is always another chance and your kids can score well next time. Instead of undergoing frustration and disappointment your kids can again start focusing on the next exam.

These are just a few ways of dealing with frustration in your kids after examinations. If you know of any, please share them with us.

Story first published: Tuesday, September 29, 2015, 12:59 [IST]
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