Teach your kids to be expert fact-checkers.

These days it can be challenging to tell fact from fiction—especially for kids.

By helping children distinguish between what’s real and what’s fake, you can teach kids how to think for themselves, as well as gain a better understanding of the world.

Show your family these laugh-out-loud images that have been doctored just for fun. (Ever seen a photo of dogs and cats playing Twister? Now’s your chance!) Then snap back to reality by clicking through photos of places and creatures that seem too strange to actually exist… but they do. Afterward flip through a magazine and ask your kids to point out which photos they think are real and which may have been doctored, and why. The exercise will help them get into an analytical mindset

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