We follow the leader because we have the confidence and trust in him. We follow people who can lead us and guide us for the betterment of our lives.
How much more the children who are in their age of innocence will choose to follow what is right for them. Of course their parents, teacher and guidance are the one who will help them to be a better student and a better person.
I'm thinking, it's just a thought, if the children will not be taught to follow Christ do you think the world will teach them not to?
Well, children they say are the future of one's nation. I hope when he grows up he will follow Christ in his heart and lead the nation like David and Solomon. It's just a thought.