Music is part of children’s lives from birth—even before: from parents singing to their babies in the womb to parents singing lullabies at bedtime to calm their children. But one group of researchers at the University of Vermont has found that music is more than just a way to distract or entertain children.
We always encouraged our children to read a book or go outside and play, but rarely do we tell them to spend time coding on their computer. However, there are several significant reasons why parents may want to add computer time to their child’s daily routine. Below we list a few and how children can benefit from learning code.
Even though they live in a jungle of distracting and digital devices, children still love to “rough it!” Whether it’s at summer camp or a family vacation spent in a tent, camping is a favorite past time of children. However, for families who live in large cities, getting away to the great outdoors can prove a real challenge.
According to the United Nations (UN), June 5 is World Environment Day. Its aim is to raise public awareness of environmental issues and the importance of looking after nature. In 2016, we need even more people to be aware of these issues. We need to make our children...