Want to Raise an Empathetic Child? Travel May Be the Answer

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If your parents took you on tons of trips growing up, you likely love to travel now says a new study.

Conducted by OnePoll on behalf of Little Passports, the study surveyed 2,000 respondents and their thoughts on excitement about travel, learning about the world and the importance of travel as it relates to empathy.

photo: Courtesy of SWNS 

So what exactly did the survey reveal?

  • 23% of respondents remember feeling excited about traveling as kids
  • 55% said expanding their horizons as a child serves as a motivator to travel now
  • 76% said they enjoyed learning about the world as a child
  • 73% believe traveling with kids is one the best ways to learn about the world
  • 80% think it’s important for children to be exposed to different cultures at a young age
  • 81% agree that it’s important than ever to teach young children empathy towards others

Whether you’re a family full of wanderlusters or more of a homebody, the value of travel extends to everyone. With that in mind, where’s your next vacation taking you?

––Karly Wood

Feature photo: iStock 



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