One thing that often makes it difficult for children to work effectively is parents and teachers expecting them to interact with the job like an adult. The truth is that adults have learned to work at a task whether they are enjoying themselves or not. We have learned to break things down into smaller chunks in order to accomplish them, and we have learned how to work efficiently and effectively. Children don’t know these things unless we teach them, and they often don’t know how to implement our explanations without guidance.
Think about this: You say “Johnny, go clean up your