The magical effects of archeological sites in children

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Every vacation period is a perfect chance to go out of the city and discover new places. It becomes even more interesting if we have little kids at home that are ready to take a break from the school duties. For them, every trip is a new experience. Every place is a very good chance to create unrepeatable memories.

Tulum

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What better occasion than these vacations to plan a trip to have fun with the family and why not, learn about ancient cultures. The archeological sites are places surrounded by magic and history, of course. That’s why they became a very good option to make feel the little ones like authentic explorers. At first sight, a cultural trip may not sound pretty interesting for them. That is why our duty is since they are toddlers explain and tell them stories about their homeplace and the culture of their country. As a result of this, they will understand that all the countries and cultures are different but very interesting in their own way.

Tulum baby

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By the time you chose a historic place to visit try to explain to your kids in an interesting way why this place is magic. For sure this will help to grow a curiosity feeling about that place. Talk to them about how it was to live there in ancient times, about the people, the food, and even the toys or games that they used to play. Every trip will be more than just a few days of rest. It can be an excursion with a lot of learning where all the family can live great moments exploring cultures from far away.

travel family

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Explain them how it is that hundreds of years ago men had knowledge as advanced as those of today. How could ancient civilizations built all this magnificent pyramids, buildings, roads and cities without using computers as we do today? All these facts with a little touch of mystery will amaze them. Kids will want to know more and more.

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While visiting an archeological site to go through dirt or grass roads will be a great memory for them. They will want to go up and down through all kind of paths. Nature is another big reason to visit an archeological site. Therefore it is important to teach them how to spend time with all kind of flora and fauna. To take care of the environment and the fragile relation between us and our planet are crucial things that we most teach them.

So, an important part of being a kid is to ask tons of questions. Well, here is the chance to ask other thousands of questions. Their curiosity will last for a long time. Tell them to not be shy and ask everything they want to know to the tour guides or even to the local people. To try different and exotic food is part of these excursions. Show them to try everything, to discover new flavors. Also, you can tell them a Mayan legend about the cenotes after swimming in them.

Seems like you can use some tips for your next journey: Chichen Itza in Mexico: facts and tips

In conclusion, it will be impossible for all the kids not  to fall in love with such cities and archeology.

David De la Garza
Marketing designer who loves skateboarding and playing soccer, always looking for good music to listen