As parents and caregivers, we don’t need special training in science or engineering to help our child develop inquiry skills. Young kids love to experiment, explore, and figure out how the world works – and that is the heart of thinking like a scientist!
The Ruff Ruffman Show builds on this innate curiosity. Ruff and his friends engage in inquiry when they ask questions and observe, brainstorm and make predictions, and experiment and reflect on what they learn – just like our children! Here are several simple ways we can encourage our kids to think like scientists.