Here are four easy things that every parent can do to nurture children’s interest in the world around them.
Children are natural-born scientists. Every time they play with water, build with blocks, or ask “what,” “how,” or “why,” they are trying to make sense of their surroundings—the foundation of science learning.
But a new study from EDC has found that only half of all families routinely incorporate informal science activities into their daily life. But it’s not for lack of interest: 7 out of 10 parents reported that they would do more science with their young children if they knew what to do.