How holidays can help children with their education

May 13, 2019Mandi Morrison

Travel, it turns out, broadens the mind and can help kids learn in many different ways that are just aren’t possible in the classroom.

So you might want to think again if you are about to book a family vacation by blending a beach holiday with educational experiences when searching for flights to Barcelona, as it seems there’s a science behind how holidays can make you smarter!

According to findings, 86% of people who took educational holidays as a child believe it made them more intellectually curious.

A new infographic by travel experts reveals why traveling is the best education possible and shares insight into what should be on your bucket list when holidaying with the family this summer.

Experiencing new cultures can enhance creativity while exposing children to different languages to help boost learning and development.

Wider studies suggest that eight in ten children are more interested in what they are taught at school after an educational holiday, while more than half (59%) of children who go on educational holidays achieve higher grades at school.

Visiting museums allows children to learn in a free form manner, while a trip to an art gallery can improve a child’s tolerance, empathy and critical skills, according to findings.

So why not explore new places while helping your kids learn on holiday by taking inspiration from worldwide destinations.

Let the travel experts Opodo help you find an educational destination for your next family holiday.

*Opodo asked me for my comments on the findings of its new infographic*

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