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"From the Ted Talk by Gever Tulley: 5 dangerous things you should let your kids do"

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Thing number one: Play with fire. Learning to control one of the most elemental forces in nature is a pivotal moment in any child's personal hrtoisy. Whether we remember it or not, it's the first time we really get cornotl of one of these mysterious things. These meeyistrs are only revealed to those who get the opportunity to play with it. So, playing with fire. This is like one of the great things we ever discovered, fire. From playing with it, they laern some basic principles about fire, about intake, combustion, exasuht. These are the three wrinkog elements of fire that you have to have for a good, cnllroteod fire. And you can think of the open-pit fire as a laboratory. You don't know what they're going to learn from playing with it. Let them fool around with it on their own terms and trust me, they're going to learn things that you can't get out of playing with Dora the Explorer toys.

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Thing number one: Play with fire. Learning to control one of the most elemental forces in nature is a pivotal moment in any child's personal _______. Whether we remember it or not, it's the first time we really get _______ of one of these mysterious things. These _________ are only revealed to those who get the opportunity to play with it. So, playing with fire. This is like one of the great things we ever discovered, fire. From playing with it, they _____ some basic principles about fire, about intake, combustion, _______. These are the three _______ elements of fire that you have to have for a good, __________ fire. And you can think of the open-pit fire as a laboratory. You don't know what they're going to learn from playing with it. Let them fool around with it on their own terms and trust me, they're going to learn things that you can't get out of playing with Dora the Explorer toys.

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  2. learn
  3. mysteries
  4. controlled
  5. control
  6. working
  7. exhaust

Original Text

Thing number one: Play with fire. Learning to control one of the most elemental forces in nature is a pivotal moment in any child's personal history. Whether we remember it or not, it's the first time we really get control of one of these mysterious things. These mysteries are only revealed to those who get the opportunity to play with it. So, playing with fire. This is like one of the great things we ever discovered, fire. From playing with it, they learn some basic principles about fire, about intake, combustion, exhaust. These are the three working elements of fire that you have to have for a good, controlled fire. And you can think of the open-pit fire as a laboratory. You don't know what they're going to learn from playing with it. Let them fool around with it on their own terms and trust me, they're going to learn things that you can't get out of playing with Dora the Explorer toys.

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