Let’s take time to focus on our children’s personal development and education. Whether or not we homeschool, our kid’s education is still our responsibility. We must cultivate the love of learning, regardless of their age or grade. This is possible to achieve at home, driving in the car, on an outing or even at the dinner table. It must, however be consistent.
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How to raise science loving adventurous kids
So, for my own daughter to become a science loving adventurous child, I realized that it is up to me to model this behavior for her.
Recently, on behalf of Animal Jam, I was given the opportunity to do just that. Consequently my daughter would see that the adventure starts with me!
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The amazing guides from Animal Jam proved that this concept is absolutely true! Their adventurous joy filled spirit was contagious!
They did for me what I can do for my own daughter! That is how I learned that if we want to have science loving adventurous kids we should:
- Embrace new experiences
- Be open to trying new things (even when it is eating puffin)
- Seek information, notice and inspect our world
- Discover the unexpected
- Ask questions
- Find joy in our moments
- Be in awe of the beauty that surrounds us
Their example showed me to love the experience and not even worry if a horse wanted a little nibble!
Animal Jam encourages science loving adventurous kids
Animal Jam is the world’s largest online social network for kids and so are committed to teaching kids about their world and encouraging them to be explorers. Check out their amazing online resources with loads of fun information and games for kids. To inspire kids to learn about the natural world around them is their passion. Interactive gameplay and offline activities that encourage curiosity about the sciences is the means by which they do this.
Animal Jam has an in-game Journey Book where kids find and collect cool facts about animals and environments in Jamaa (the world where everything in Animal Jam takes place). Help find fun critters in Kimbara Outback or in the Coral Reef!
Kids can visit Brady Barr’s Lab or Tierney Thys’ Aquarium where you can watch videos of these scientists out in the field and even submit your own questions for them to answer in future videos. Do you know what a baby whale is called?
Want even more fun?
- Subscribe to Animal Jam’s YouTube channel to catch up on their Wild Explorers series featuring fun crafts, science experiments, and animal facts.
- You can even extend the fun offline with Animal Jam Academy – a free resource center full of science based crafts and experiments. Set screen-time privileges as a reward for completing fun science activities!
I want my daughter to love the outdoors! I want her to view her world as a place to be explored and enjoyed. I hope she will always be inquisitive and open for new adventures.
With so many wonderful resources we can raise kids who love adventure and science! Be sure to check out these resources for your kids. My daughter is hooked on the game!
What have you done to involve your kids in learning more? Have you tried some new adventures together?
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