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Find out More about Travel and Learning with Kids
Travel and community engagement are perfect ways to make learning about more than just mind. When we visit an engaging, authentic locale we very naturally find ways to interact with our surroundings on a variety of levels.
What learning tools can you use to learn with your kids? How can you build on your family's learning strengths? Check out our quick, interactive e-learning course that will help you learn more effectively with your family.
Our intention with this site is not to help parents create little Einsteins by artificially turning every activity into an educational experience. Rather it is to recognize the many places in the world around us that, when viewed with a curious gaze, can enrich our families and broaden our understandings.
While many guides to family travel accommodations focus on the perks that some resorts and hotels offer kids we find that these are overrated. Who wants to spend time in a hotel playroom when there is a new destination to explore? In fact, what parent wants to spend time in a hotel playroom - period.
Our first plane journey with kids was a twenty plus hour ordeal that involved four flights, four countries and crossing the Pacific with a one year old. Since then we have taken many flights with our kids and picked up some tips along the way.
I have also been known to throw the kids in the car and head out on a ten-hour road trip just the three of us. In all this driving time, we have developed a lot of strategies to make car travel more enjoyable for kids and adults alike.
Family Adventures for Learning
Family travel provides a wealth of opportunity for adventure, growth and learning for kids and adults alike. This site seeks to help families take a playful, creative and curious approach to traveling and exploring their environment together. We offer guides on how to approach varied adventures, from backcountry camping to visiting the library, with recommendations on activities to try, fun podcasts to listen to and questions to reflect on when your exploring is done. So dive in and have fun.