Questions 4 Kids

Questions 4 Kids: Remote Control

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Big Kids

  • If you had a remote control that programmed humans, what buttons would it have on it? Who would you use it on?

Little Kids

  • Imagine your nose is a button that makes you do a silly dance when I touch it. Can you show me what happens when I press it?

Follow-up Questions

Big Kids

  • Can you think about ways the remote control could be used to help people? What rules would you make about the remote control?

Little Kids

  • What if if your nose button made you do something kind? What would happen if I pressed it?

Fun Fact

The first remote intended to control a television was developed in 1950 and it was called the “Lazy Bones.” Why do you think it was called that?

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Mckenna Saady is a staff writer and digital content lead for ParentsTogether. Before working for nonprofits such as the Human Rights Campaign and United Way, Mckenna spent nearly a decade as a child care provider and Pre-K teacher. Originally from Richmond, VA, she now lives in Philadelphia and writes poetry, fiction, and children’s literature in her spare time.