One thing I've learned of human children, they are very receptive to knowledge but you have to frame it in ways that will keep their interest. Otherwise, they will start the "Why?" game. And that can go on for a very long time. -- Anon Guest
[AN: Sometimes, the Why Game will go on regardless. There's strategies for that.]
"What'cha doin?" Ah, the catch-cry of the Greater Spotted Bored Annoyance. Evidently the activities for the day had lost their lustre and now the parental occupations were far more interesting than lessons or daily duties.
"I am assembling a new air circulation fan. The old one broke beyond repair and we need the new one in as soon as possible."
"Do you like stuffy air?"