The holidays and trips manage to make children happier. Yes, much more than a toy on his birthday or Christmas. It is true that the excitement of receiving a gift on important dates is difficult to describe. Much more when we are little. However, it is shown that it is much better to have the possibility of enjoying experiences and not material things.
According to a study by The Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, more than 500 people responded in a more positive way to enjoy different experiences and experiences, as well as new places to discover.
Holidays and trips make children more empathetic
We all like vacations. That’s a fact. In addition, in the case of children, having the possibility of traveling since they are young makes them more empathetic, both with other people and with different environments.
Holidays make children happier, but they can also make them smarter. In the words of Professor Dr. Zita Oravecz:
“Our research found that micro-moments of positivity, such as a kind word, hugging a child, or receiving compassion, make people feel more loved.”
The doctor is one of the professionals who participated in the study and is a professor of human development and family studies in the state of Pennsylvania, United States.
Child psychologist Dr. Margot Sunderland also has something to add:
“If you are in the dilemma of buying a tablet or a vacation, consider the cognitive benefit that the trip will have on the child’s development.”
All these benefits can be summarized in three universal points: vacations and trips increase the confidence of the little ones; improve their motor skills; and that they develop greater empathy during their growth.