Research Suggests The Gift Of A Travel Experience Is The Best Present For Your Child’s Brain
There are many gifts out there that serve as educational toys, such as puzzles and challenging games. Yet research suggests that the experience of a trip can actually promote brain development. As conventional wisdom will point out, toddlers are often less interested in the toy than the box it comes in. This same principle applies to gifts: it’s the experience of the unknown that can often mean the most. Here’s more on this recent finding.
During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.
What are your thoughts on these findings? Do you agree that the gift of travel is the best gift of all? Join in on the conversation by leaving a comment below! For more information about these specific studies, click here.
A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Alexandria. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.