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4/04/2012

8 Things Every Kid Should Experience

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http://shine.yahoo.com/team-mom/8-things-every-kid-experience-195600985.html


1. Being part of a team

"The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don't play together, the club won't be worth a dime."
- Babe Ruth

Teamwork, the sweet taste of victory, and the bitterness of defeat are just a few of valuable lessons children can learn from team sports.


2. Camping


"The human spirit needs places where nature has not been rearranged by the hand of man."
- Author Unknown

Every child deserves the chance to experience nature in its purest form. From hiking and roasting marshmallows, to sleeping under the stars - camping is the stuff of cherished childhood memories.



3. Chores


"All life demands struggle. Those who have everything given to them become lazy, selfish, and insensitive to the real values of life. The very striving and hard work that we so constantly try to avoid is the major building block in the person we are today."
- Ralph Ransom

A little hard work never hurt anybody. Besides, why should Mom and Dad have all the fun?



4. Snow


"A snowball in the face is surely the perfect beginning to a lasting friendship."
- Markus Zusak

Snow is an experience to remember. Only children can block out the cold and see the beauty of snow for what it really is - a soft place to land.



5. Farm life


"Growing up on a dairy farm, you certainly learn discipline and a commitment to purpose."
- Mike Johanns

Every child should witness the hard work and dedication that goes into farm life. Oh, and the smell of cows is a memory they won't soon forget.

6. A lemonade stand


"Once you decide to work for yourself, you never go back to work for somebody else."
- Alan Sugar

Encourage your young entrepreneur at every possible opportunity. Greatness surely awaits those with the fortitude to succeed.

7. Flying a kite


"Don't be afraid of opposition. Remember, a kite rises against, not with the wind."
- Hamilton Wright Mabie

Is there anything more perfect than flying a kite on a beautiful day? Didn't think so. Any excuse to look up towards the heavens is good enough for me.

8. Bowling


"Having children is like having a bowling alley installed in your brain."
- Martin Mull

Bowling is like a metaphor for life, there are lessons to be learned from the gutter.

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