During the HERITAS festival a lot of attention is paid on educating children about heritage, encouraging them to learn, discover and explore. Getting acquainted with the history and heritage objects through creativity and senses is the best way to encourage the curiosity of the child, the hunger for knowledge, the desire to know and create. It is also a great way to spend time with the whole family, when seeking to know the history of their homeland and family, objects of cultural and natural heritage better, children and parents are experiencing a lot of new and interconnecting excitement. This not only acquires new knowledge, but also develops the child’s ability to overcome challenges, to solve problems creatively, to learn to understand their feelings, and parents can see and understand better what and how the child thinks, what matters and interests him.
The festival provides an opportunity for every child to become an archaeologist, architect, painter, engineer, builder, and creator. Children, both by themselves and with other family members, are invited to take an active part in creative workshops, educational programs, excursions, games and competitions.
This is a great opportunity for all the families get more knowledge about our common heritage, to participate in creative activities, to learn more about the possibilities of active children’s leisure time, to get new ideas, to encourage children to know, discover and understand.