10 Ways to Deal with a Hyperactive Child

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Who is a hyperactive child?

Hyperactive children tend to be very restless and find it difficult to sit still. They may also face difficulty in concentrating. The following are certain points to keep in mind while dealing with such children:

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Assign tasks

They are very active and should always remain occupied. This helps to channelize their energy. It also makes them feel important.

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Motivate

We need to encourage them to complete the given task. They get distracted easily. Give them rewards in the form of a star or a smiley face.

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Engage in activities

We should make an attempt to involve them in activities. This helps to build interest. It also helps them to vent out their anger and aggression.

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Practice yoga

They should practice yoga and meditation on a daily basis. This helps to calm them down. It also improves their concentration level.

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Control your temper

We should always remain calm and firm with them. They may try your patience. But never give in to their tantrums.

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Positive reinforcement

We should always acknowledge them for a task well done. This will boost their self- esteem. They feel happy to be appreciated.

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Adequate nutrition

We need to give them a diet rich in essential vitamins and minerals. They should have milk, nuts, fruits and green leafy vegetables. This will ensure proper growth. 

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Compassion

We should try to understand them and deal with them accordingly. All they need is your attention. Try to listen to them and avoid being rude.

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Flexibility

We should try to adjust to the situation and avoid being rigid. Don’t try to control them. Give them a chance to do things their way.

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Accountability

They should be aware that they are answerable for everything they do. Let them not get away with anything. They should realise the difference between right and wrong.

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