Interacting with your child can pose some difficulties at times. As a parent, I will ask my child, “How was your day?” or “What have you been learning in school?” and will often get a mediocre response and, dare do I say, sometimes just a grunt. Is it that I’ve become that uninteresting that we don’t have valuable and worthwhile conversations? I’m not really sure, but I do know that I’ve got to come up with something to build memories of exploring our world and sparking interests for possible careers and empathy. So, I bring you my newest solution and one that was recently shared with me through a professional development session: “The Kids Should See This!” website.
This website is about building curiosity and conversation through the reading of articles that are both interesting and informative. The website offers a constant feed of engaging titles on it’s main page; however, it also provides more focused topics to help align to your interests. For example, your child might be interested in technology, animals, art, or food; the website has organized these at the top of the page for easy access. As you click on the topics, you’ll notice that there are short video clips to support learning, as well as, additional links for continued curiosity. This is how genuine research and the journey of learning takes place within a child. What better way for you to do this together?! Check it out!