According to a recent Independent UK article, curious children ask an average of 73 questions per day. Half of those questions many parents struggle to answer, often turning to Google or making something up on the spot. All this questioning begs a question: why do children ask so many questions, and how can parents and teachers help them harness this curiosity for optimal learning?
Why do kids ask so many questions?
Around age four, girls and boys alike seem to catch the curiosity bug, showering their parents with questions day and night.
“As children grow up it’s natural to be curious about the world around them,” said child psychologist Sam Wass, who was interviewed for the Independent piece. “As parents it’s easy to forget just how much of our children’s knowledge comes from what we tell them. But it can be tough…
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