topic: Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? A person’s childhood years are the most important years of a person’s life.
The childhood is the period in life of any individual, when the foundation of it’s charachter is laid. This is the period when a child learns to imbibe things. Researches have shown that the period upto the age of 4 years is the most critical period in the life of any person. This is the period when child is most receptive and our values, ethos and respect for all cultures can be easily inculcated.
We all know that a good building can only rest on a strong foundation. This is the period of making of a good citizen and good human being. It is also observed that most of the criminals suffer from mental disorders, the cause of which can be traced to their childhood.
Many parents are now realising this fact and it is evident from the fact that many chains of the pre school instituitions have been opened and flourishing well in India.
Childhood is the period when good reading habits can be developed in a child. It is proven that one who reads story books with interest during one’s childhood carries this to the adulthood also and is found to be a better student. Such individuals evince more interest in literature and are more socially aware and hence succesfully discharge their resposiblities of a bonafide citizen.
This period is also very significant for developing the personal traits such as good interpersonal skills, leadership skills, sincerity, diligence, motivation and ambitions. We all know that all these traits are very important for being successful in any venture that we undertake and professionaly successful.
Form the above, it can be concluded that the childhood is the most important period in making of a good human being, bonafide citizen and personally successful individual.
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