5 Ways to Get Your Child Interested in Science Fiction

by Presidium Noida School

We often discourage our children from watching sci-fi movies, judging that they will not understand the underlying complicated themes and only see the violence superficially. Sometimes, these stories are too serious or dark, hence few parents avoid showing children such movies, says one of the child psychologists from one of the best schools in Noida.


It is however not the truth. Many philosophers and science-fiction enthusiast and writers, believe that this kind of genre of literature opens child’s mind to creativity, new things, and the possibility of new inventions. It generates curiosity and ignite imagination in them, say a child expert at one of the best schools in Noida. They also assist in developing problem-solving ability.


Science fiction literature deals with the future possibilities and the time range   extends     to many centuries. These stories are a depiction of technology, invention , a world of possibilities  , as comprehended by the writer . It’s his vision on how  science and technology would impact  society and human life, explains a literature faculty associated with  top school from the list of schools in Noida.


Let us find few interesting tips to get your child’s interest in sci-fi literature:

1.       Reading : We can motivate them to read more about science fiction by getting them into the habit of reading science discoveries and invention in the newspapers, said a senior faculty at one of the best schools in Noida. Once they start reading they are encouraged to know about discoveries, space science, biological engineering, clones, robotics, astronauts, and other such upcoming technologies.

2.      Discussions: Whenever you sit with them you can discuss certain scientific concepts and past discoveries or disasters, such as holocaust, genetic engineering,  space crafts, Mars mission and other such science mission and incidents, advice a science veteran teacher at one of the top school from the list of schools in Noida.

3.      Watch : It is important that you make them watch the age-specific sci-fi movies that give them just enough information about sci-fi themes but don’t scare them of future technology rise, says a child psychologist at one of the best schools in Noida. Some of the movies for children are I, Robot, I Frankenstein, Gravity, Metropolis, and so on.

4.      Elucidation: Not every story has dark complicated themes which could be difficult to understand by children. Stress on fun elements and happy ending and many stories based in future, say English teacher of one of the best schools in Noida. Most of this literature or movies have a mystery angle that makes it full of suspense and ignites their problem-solving urges.

5.     Writing  : It is another interesting way to generate their interest in this genre. Conducting workshops in schools where children could be motivated to write on science fiction themes is a best option to instigate creativity and storytelling skills, says a literature teacher at one of the top schools form the list of schools in Noida. 

Motivate your child to read books from Arthur C Clarke, HG Wells, Mary Shelley, Ursula Le Guin and others. All the best!

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