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Learning is a lifelong task. An adult can consciously take on such a task, but how do you motivate children to do it?
Formal education has many benefits but informal learning has the upper hand when it comes to kids education and not only.
If we take peek on Wikipedia, the place where a lot of self taught education starts, we can easily find out some of the characteristics of informal education:
This all sounds great so let’s imagine a situation where you can observe all these characteristics and benefits in a single setting:
This fun activity checks all the marks.
Take your kids outside, bring their friends as well, and let them interact with each other while learning about nature and arts. You can teach them to share their art supplies, teach them to use their brushes and tools, mix their paints and mediums and all sorts of useful stuff about shapes, sizes, colors and textures. Nature is an endless source of inspiration for every artist, regardless of age, so let the children discover it and express themselves artistically, even if it looks odd or abstract at first. After all, your kid is an artist, right?