Do children have to be plugged into have fun?
Among her other duties, Linda Wigingttm, an energy consultant from Pittsburgh, teaches grade school students about energy. Linda wanted them to know that they don’t have to use a lot of electricity or fuel to be happy. To prove her point, she created a game in which each child lists their five favorite activities. Then, they put those activities in order of importance to them.
For example, a young lady named Alice may choose; play with my dog, play Nintendo, take walks with my Dad, jump rope, and visit Grandma.
When she puts them in order of importance it might look like this:
- Play with my dog
- Take walks with my Dad
- Jump rope
- Visit Grandma
- Play Nintendo
In this example, Alice likes to be with her dog a lot, and Nintendo is toward the bottom of her favorite activities.Continue reading