What is your child’s personality? What can you do to help your little one thrive? Your child’s astrological sun sign can reveal their natural tendencies, personality traits, strengths and weaknesses. This guide to your child’s sun sign will help you gain valuable information and insight into each sign’s nuances and quirks. To understand your child’s behavior and emotions, read below.
Aries (March 20th - April 19th)
There’s never a dull moment with an Aries child. Enthusiastic, optimistic, active and competitive, Aries love adventure. Strong-willed with a dominant personality, your little ram is a natural leader, but watch for bossy, aggressive behavior and a hot temper. Avoid being excessively critical due their deep-seated fear of being disliked or unloved. This fire sign benefits from learning kindness, patience and responsibility. Talking things out with your Aries child works better than punishment, which could lead to rebellious behavior. Imaginative Aries loves to try new things, and learns by doing.
Taurus (April 20th - May 20th)
Routine and order best suits your Taurus child. Studious, calm and well-behaved, Taurus enjoy books and learning. Encourage activities that engage all five senses and their natural musical and vocal ability at an early age. A tendency toward quiet, and content to be alone, your little bull may need regular encouragement to be with friends more often. Predictable, practical and methodical, your Taurus child may even know what kind of career they would like to do at a young age. With a sensitivity to color and sound, this earth sign doesn’t adapt well to quick transitions. Taurus enjoys stability, physical comfort and assurances.
Gemini (May 21st - June 20th)
Learning comes easily for your Gemini child. Curious witty, intelligent, and playful, Gemini like to read and write. A short attention span requires them to be in constant motion, usually by doing many things at once. This air sign requires a lot of stimulating mental and physical activity to curtail restless behavior. Gemini is good at debate and negotiating, but lack decisiveness. This sign of the twins has a great sense of humor, but may have difficulty relating to other’s feelings. They are talkative and tend to exaggerate, but don’t mean to lie. Independent, Gemini’s are great with their hands.
Cancer (June 21st - July 21st)
The home environment is a strong influence for your Cancer child. Imaginative, artistic and musical, Cancer loves to tell jokes and need a lot of emotional attention. Your little crab can be emotional, moody, docile and thrifty. They remember the details of everything for a long time, and tend to hold onto past hurts. Their loneliness and sense of fear may lead them to create an imaginary friend. This water sign may not know how to express their emotions. Cancer can sometimes be reclusive and tenacious. Nurturing, intuitive Cancer love animals, water and nature, and would do well caring for pets and plants.
Leo (July 22nd - August 21st)
When given room to flourish, your Leo child can become enthusiastic and extroverted. Dramatic, confident and warm, Leo’s enjoy the spotlight. They love performing and role-playing but are sensitive and demanding. This fire sign doesn’t react well to disappointment and rebels when they don’t get what they want. Charming and social, your little lion is a natural ruler that can be at times bossy and argumentative. Talking things through usually works better than an unexplained punishment could ultimately lead to rebellious behavior. Leo dislike being wrong, are curious, generous and somewhat immature. Group activities will help your Leo child develop their leadership abilities.
Virgo (August 22nd - September 21st)
Stable, well-rounded experiences will help your Virgo child. Realistic, habitual and detail-oriented, Virgo has a pleasant disposition. They communicate well, and are happiest when helping people and animals. This earth sign can be self-critical, obsessive, and perfectionistic. They are cautious, confident, alert, and love to fix things. They like books and learning and are content to be alone. They are usually introverted and will benefit from encouragement to be with friends. They are analytical, practical and methodical. Your Virgo child may even know what kind of career they would like to do at a young age. They learn by mimicking, and are good at it. Your Virgo child may be a picky eater due to a sensitive stomach.
Libra (September 22nd - October 22nd)
Soothing and harmonious environments are best for your Libra child. Intelligent, gentle and thoughtful, Libra is indecisive and diplomatic. They enjoy books and games, art and music. This air sign prefers order and does best with firm boundaries. They dread making mistakes. They like to explore different roles and enjoy sports, but can be quiet, lazy and tend to procrastinate. Your little Libra is social and has many friends, but may have difficulty standing up for themself when in an unpleasant situation. Libra’s are charming, witty, polite, and love to please others. Librans deeply want everyone to get along.
Scorpio (October 23rd - November 21st)
Gentle discipline will help guide your Scorpio child. Penetrating, intense and often misunderstood, Scorpio is strong-willed and emotional. They are loyal, brave, serious, resourceful and determined. This water sign enjoys puzzles, mysteries and secrets. They tend to be private, sensitive and stubborn. Routine is best since they don’t adapt well to change. Your little scorpion can be precocious, volatile, sarcastic and tenacious. They require healthy physical and mental outlets, and constant reassurance. Scorpions are most obedient and eager to please when they feel accepted. They benefit from learning forgiveness and how to compromise. Quiet, introspective Scorpio is capable of serious focus.
Sagittarius (November 22nd - December 20th)
Progressive learning environments best suit your Sagittarius child. Intelligent, curious, lifelong learners, Sagittarius love to explore new things and are easily bored. They are able to amuse themselves, enjoy stories and storytelling. They balk at social customs and traditions that are forced upon them. Your little archer can be awkward, tomboyish, brave and reckless. This fire sign can become a rebellious teenager that is argumentative, especially if not given enough freedom, or autonomy. They are fiercely independent, and do best with logical explanations for demands placed upon them as well as for other decisions or punishments. Friendly, jovial, Sagittarius is cheerful and outspoken.
Capricorn (December 21st - January 18th)
Order and routine are preferred by your Capricorn child. Practical, focused, loyal and devoted, Capricorn’s are polite, sweet, and gentle. They are ambitious, natural leaders, good scholars, successful and responsible. This earth sign can be strong-willed, and deliberate. Your little goat may know what kind of career they would like to do at a young age. They enjoy rituals, family holidays and tradition. They are loyal, kind, devoted, and reserved. The Capricorn child prefers the company of others to being alone. They can be critical at times and prone to moodiness. Observant, obedient Capricorn is affectionate, bright, methodical and curious.
Aquarius (January 19th - February 17th)
Room to explore is preferred by your Aquarius child. Unique, creative and innovative, Aquarius is intense, amusing, lively and bright. They enjoy computers, puzzles and mysteries, but bore with routine. This water sign is spontaneous and unpredictable, dramatic and amusing. They don’t do well with planned activities, but could use some encouragement for physical activity. Aquarius is independent and unconventional. Your little water bearer can become truly brilliant when encouraged to experiment and dream. They are social, but may have difficulty relating to other’s feelings. Intuitive, impressionable, Aquarius are easily distracted.
Pisces (February 18th - March 19th)
Structured environments are beneficial for your Pisces child. Sensitive, intuitive, charming and magical, Pisces is compassionate and good at comforting others. They are creative, artistic, and love music and dancing. This water sign is sensitive, vulnerable, reclusive and withdrawn at times. They are cautious, smart, and sometimes live in their own world. They are private, scare easily and need attention. Your little fish will do best with gentle but firm disciple and home or independent study. They will benefit from learning responsibility and the importance of chores. They are dreamers, visionaries, and are often misunderstood. Pisces are social affectionate, enjoy nature and being outdoors.