Belief Systems & Scientific Evidence Hatch Brighter is Based on
All of our App features have been intentionally curated to develop our kids' overall well-being and inner success based on the following belief system and scientific research.
Starting at a young age
builds a solid foundation
The first 7 years are the most formative years of our kids childhood that determine their overall happiness, health (mental, physical & emotional) and development in their community, school, family, and life.
What you do in the first 5 years of life profoundly influences how your child will behave as an adult. Baby Brain Rules. Research confirms early childhood experiences have a direct impact on the development of learning, social and emotional abilities. Sources: #1 | #2
Created for Ages 4-8
Knowing we are in control of our emotions impacts our mental health
The first step is knowing this truth. Knowing that we are in control of our emotions allows us to not be a victim of our emotions. When we know we can change how we feel, our confidence and happiness grows.
Those who are able to identify healthy ways to cope with negative emotions (breathing, mindfulness, going outside, journaling, etc.) feel more in control of themselves and their lives.
Daily Emotions Check-in
20% of all activities focus on Emotional Intelligence
Connecting with Nature creates more happiness
Connecting with nature makes us feel alive from the inside. Nature improves how we feel physically, mentally and spiritually.
Research and various studies show that being in nature improves physical & mental health, reduces stress and improves overall well-being.
50% of activities incorporate nature & outdoors
Experiences are our best teachers
When our kids realize their answers on their own, it lasts forever. They get to own their answers instead of memorize ours.
Experiential learning allows kids to Experience, Reflect, Analyze and Test. It involves critical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills. First hand experience helps with retention and leads to increased engagement in kids.
All activities are based on experiential learning
Conversation & questions lead to connection
Kids of all ages love being asked questions. Asking questions is a great way to encourage conversations, connect with your kids as well as getting a window into how they think & process.
The Socratic teaching method is used to help kids tap into more difficult concepts and/or principles by asking and answering questions that stimulate critical thinking,
Open-ended questions throughout all activities
Positive Habits build character and self-discipline
Our daily habits reveal our character and make us who we are. When kids are empowered to create new positive habits regularly, they learn the art of self-discipline which they carry with them for the rest of their lives. This strengthens their ability to pursue what is right despite temptations and see that they control their choices. Positive habits also nurture a growth mindset.
Research shows that habits develop by the age of 9. By introducing important habits early on, the chances of them sticking as they get older, is higher.
Automatic tracking of 5 Habits
in all activities
(Going Outside, Gratitude, Breathing, Affirmations, Creativity)
Intentional focus on balancing our life pillars leads to our well-being
In order to feel whole and happy our kids must balance their mind, body, spirit, emotions and relationships. Imbalance in any one of these areas can lead to unhappiness as they are all connected.
Research over the last several decades demonstrates the fact that you cannot separate the mind, body and spirit in health and healing.
All activities are balanced to equally focus on Mind, Body, Spirit, Emotions & Relationships
Kids have the power to change the world with their light
Teaching our kids to give at an early age helps them create a habit of being generous and also helps them realize that they have the power to influence change and make a difference.
When you give to others, it gives you a boost of endorphins and releases oxytocin which lowers stress and helps you feel more connected to others.