Kids are different than adults in far too many ways to list. And while some of those differences are the result of a lack of maturity, others variances are enviable. For example, who wouldn’t want the sense of adventure that a child has? They’re always imagining, creating, pretending, and trying new things. While nobody would blame you for wanting to limit the number of activities your children take on (so you can get a little R&R), do you really want to hold your kids back? Here are 8 activities and hobbies you absolutely must let your children try (at least once):
If you’re going to let your children invest in something, why not make it something valuable and transferrable to the real world. Taekwondo helps turn children into confident adults and gives them the self-defense skills needed to thrive. Children as young as three or four can be introduced to taekwondo and lessons can be taken through adulthood. It’s a great long-term activity to pursue.
2. Team Sports
While taekwondo is largely an individual sport, children may also benefit from joining a team sport such as basketball, soccer, football, or baseball. These sports teach responsibility, work ethic, and selflessness. Many local recreation centers offer organized team sports at low seasonal prices. Your child’s school may even offer after school team sports.