Focus on the Process
A fan, a kite, a pulley and an egg all play a role in blowing up a balloon. In this case, as in much of life, the process is more interesting than the outcome.
When a child acts out a story, paints a picture or tackles a new puzzle, she is exploring. The learning and growth happens in the doing, not in the arriving.
When you as a parent see joy in the journey and express delight in the process, you are helping a child learn to think critically, act independently and solve problems.