What if your kid doesn’t like getting outdoors? There’s still hope, at any age…and Kika Vila-Nova is here to share that with us! Her 12-year-old daughter has finally embraced her mama’s love for the outdoors. Tune in to hear tips on helping your child embrace nature, plus hear some great Utah recommendations!
Kika Vila-Nova moved to the USA from Brazil in 2001 to pursue a Master’s Degree in Chlidren’s Theatre. She fell in love with Utah and all the diverse landscape and that is where she has chosen to raise her 12-year-old daughter. Kika loves to shares their adventures, life as an immigrant and a single mom exploring Utah.
Some Utah Recommendations:
- Salt Lake City
- Zion National Park
- Canyon Meadows Park
- Lake Powell
- Bear Lake State Park
- Goblin Valley State Park
How to Help Your Kid LIKE Going Outside:
- Be persistent
- Take your time…take as many breaks as kids want!
- Put the kid in charge of something (evaluate your kids’ personalities)
- Let them take pictures
- Teach them about nature!
- Provide snacks!
- Bring friends
- Make it a game…a little bit at a time
Recommendation: Think Like a Monk by Jay Shetty
Follow Kika on IG: @kikassadventures
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Production: @kpmediaproductions. Music: @michaelferraro_music.