Tell me, and I will forget.
Show me and I may remember.
Involve me and I will understand.
(Confucius, 551–479 BC)
While overlanding as a family or any other group of people, everybody is sitting in the same boat. Everybody is subject to experiences and thus on the same level of learning. We see learning as a lifelong process, so learning and experience education is not reduced to our children, but a process for all of us. This enables deep experiencing and sustainable learning in a team. Thus, concepts, actions, any kind of knowledge are not told by others or books, but have been lived through personally and deeply percieved (i.e. with all senses), not just on a cognitive level.
If you want to know more about why we think overlanding with kids is so important, here is an article we wrote for Expedition Portal on that topic. more ...