Things to Do While You’re Waiting: Curious Young Scientists

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Things to Do While You’re Waiting: Curious Young Scientists

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Things to Do While You’re Waiting: Curious Young Scientists

Keep children engaged when you have to wait

  • Observe the world
    Help your child notice sights, smells, and sounds around you.
  • Think like scientists
    Talk about causes:  “What’s making Mommy’s hair go sideways?”
  • Make predictions
    Let’s guess how long it will take Daddy to change the tire?
  • Imagine!
    Ask questions: “What would you do if we could go into space?”
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