7 Reasons Why Curiosity's the Next Big Thing
Tell me why!
It encourages self-sufficiency. All parents want to raise children who can take care of themselves in a variety of situations, and who don’t constantly rely on others to bail them out. Once again, curiosity is a big part of how parents can make this desire a reality. For many of the same reasons why curiosity sparks creativity, it also encourages kids to be self-sufficient. The progression goes like this: Child has a problem or question. Curiosity prompts child to ask “How can I solve this?” or “Why?” Child acts on the answer she comes up with instead of waiting for an adult to “take care of it.”