The National Park System has been called America’s best idea and the learner inside me can’t disagree. The love of natural beauty is universal.
Do you want your child thinking at a higher level? Then why do you have a low level conversation with them?
Babies start out really early comparing things. For instance, very soon they know the difference between mom and dad and the rest of the people in their environment. They show this by what they do when Mom and Dad come into their view.
When children connect books to their actual experiences, they have the opportunity to think about what they know already; what the book shows, and come up with their own questions and own ideas