Raise your kids to be adventurous

Set an example to your children of being adventurous – try new things, visit new places, and learn new skills. Teach them also how to identify the risks of a situation and how to manage those risks so that they can learn how to confidently challenge themselves.

  • Toddlers are tougher than you think – don’t leave it too long to start taking children on camping and other trips
  • Model confidence to your children
  • Check out organised father-child camping adventures and similar activities in your local area

Have a read of Kym’s article which she has written on encouraging an adventurous spirit in our children. Kym is one of our many supporters.

Tips:

Put your kids to work

Even if you don't work with children, you can involve your children in your job.

Activities:

Build a model together

If you work away from home, travel a lot, or don't see your children often due to access limitations, here's an activity to try: spend time with your child when you are together building something.