When it comes to being a parent you want to give your child everything they need, from raising them right to making sure that they have everything they want. You want them to be respectable, you want them to be knowledgeable, but in order to do all of that you need to work to raise a well rounded child.
Raising a well rounded child also has something to do with their experiences. A child that spends most of their time at home, playing games, will be less social. If you want your child to learn history, art, culture, and be more social, here are some ways to add more culture to their lives that will help with just that.
Even on a rainy day, visiting museums is a fun and educational thing to do. There are museums of all kinds, from natural history to local history, and even art museums. Why not spend some time learning about all of the history of your own area, or the history of Native Americans.
Museums offer a lot of things to look at, and you and your child will both learn while you peruse the history. You can even quiz your child afterward to keep the learning going. Plus, if you go on a guided museum tour your child will also be learning respect, and how to follow instructions, when they need to follow and listen.
Check Out Some Art
If you want to get out into the great outdoors, instead of hitting up an art museum, head to an outdoor arts and crafts fair. You’ll get to enjoy the outdoors and you will also see tons of art from local artists. It’s inspiring, for both you and your children.
If it’s not outdoor weather then you can always check out local art galleries to see art by local artists. Spend as much time as you can walking through, and interpret the art with your child. This is a great way to help them develop their imagination.
Go To A Festival
No matter what size city or town you live in, it’s likely that you have a local festival of some kind. If you’re lucky enough to live in an area that has a cultural festival, like a German festival or some other nationality, you can take your child and learn all about different foods and more.
Festivals are often very busy, so this is a great chance to get your child to be more social, and to learn how to properly interact with other people. So much learning, and so much fun!
Why not enjoy learning with your child, and exploring all of the cultural and artistic things your own area has to offer. Great plan for a family staycation!
Originally posted on June 11, 2016 @ 3:21 pm