Fostering curiosity in kids (and their parents) since 2011

Posts tagged ‘curiosity’

My daughter waves to Sue the T-Rex back in the days when Sue lived in the main hall of the Field Museum in Chicago.

What’s so important about fostering curiosity anyway? 

I’ve been doing a fair amount of reading and thinking about curiosity lately. One of the first articles I came across was by Daisy Yuhas of the Hechinger Report. In it, she talks about a set of studies that demonstrate that curious people are happier in their jobs, better at social interactions, and enjoy greater academic success. Reader, I had questions.

What’s The Nine-Year-Old reading this week?

While we were in Washington, DC last week, we visited the International Spy Museum on F Street. Since we’ve been back, The Nine-Year-Old has been consuming one spy related book after another. Her favorite from the week is Enigma Alberti’s Mary Bowser and the Civil War Spy Ring.