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For parents, fishing with their children is a fantastic way to spend their free time. In addition, it is a good way to bring children closer to nature while being taught the art of patience. However, it is not as easy a task as it seems, so here are some useful tips:
1. - Have good quality equipment that’s adaptable to the size of the child. Fishing rods for children are often difficult to handle, it is better to use an adult fishing rod.
2. - Choose the right place, for example, an area where you can actually catch fish. Before leaving, look for information together about the flora and fauna of the chosen place, they will enjoy being able to identify the fish they have caught. Additionally, it is a good idea to use of the technology and make a printout of the location map and learn how to use it.
3. - Prepare everything in advance. From hydration, repellents, sunscreen, towels, change of clothes, to a camera, so that children can capture every moment.
4. - It is important to assign tasks to children and make them feel useful, as it will help them to take responsibility. The trip can be combined with other family activities, board games and even readings.
5. - When it is the first time, explain what it means to go fishing. There are books, brochures, children's stories and videos that deal with the subject.
Now they are ready! This may be the ideal opportunity to create cherished memories. Children will certainly remember fishing with affection and together you can share those memories and make it a family activity.