Benefits Of Chutes And Ladders

Engages motor skills Encourages perception skills Practices basic math Promotes social play The classic game of Chutes and Ladders is a simple board game that engages children in social play to compete for a win. This can introduce children to the refinement of basic motor skills alongside the use of perception. Basic math is also applied through play, in the movement of each board piece on there turn. Although simple, this board game can be a fun way to learn basic skills that can benefit them for the future. Moving each piece on the board practices motor skill capabilities, improving...

Help Little Crocodile

Foster logical thinking and reasoning skills Boost problem-solving and strategic thinking Exercise hand-eye coordination Improve observational skills It is always fun to challenge your brain with a puzzle. They are a good way to keep the mind active and occupied for a period of time. Stimulating a person’s cognitive skills. Logical puzzles are entertaining and challenging which make up for the perfect game to play at any time. Younger children benefit from puzzle play since they are still developing their cognitive skills. There are many logical puzzles that work as aid to engage children in learning. Help Little Crocodile is...

The Slam Ships! Sight Words Game

Learning vocabulary and spelling Word recognition skills Building reading foundation Learning how to read can be challenging and also demands a lot of concentration. There are many visual resources and activities designed to help children learn to read – among these is a popular game genre referred to as sight words games. These are a fun way to keep children engaged and focused on learning new words. There are many different versions and varieties of sight words games that can be played just about anywhere. The Slam Ships! Sight Words Game is just one example of a popular sight words...

Trekking the National Parks

Learn about parks and animals Enhance decision making skills and strategic thinking Exercise math skills and matching skills Build social skills Nature is an important subject to study that teaches children about how animals and plants live and support the planet. Visiting National Parks is one hands-on learning experience that promotes everyone to learn about the ecosystems and habitats of wildlife. However, it is difficult to travel to these parks because sometimes they require special equipment or are far away. Trekking the National Parks is a board game that teaches about wildlife and all the U.S. National Parks in a...

3D solar system space puzzle

Learn about solar system and the planets Foster problem-solving Develop fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination Promotes creativity The study of the universe and its many mysteries has been part of the human quest for knowledge. The information gathered from satellites and space shuttles has raised more questions than answers. However, astronomy is one of the scientific fields introduced to children in class. The space model project or similar assignments are essential part of science class. These built your own projects help children understand scales and distance between each planet and how does the solar system work. They are great...

Cat Crimes

Enhance critical thinking Practice reading comprehension Develop memory skills Develop problem-solving Board games are a good study break that continues train the brain. Playing board games are a good way to exercise cognitive skills that are essential for learning. Mystery board games for example tackle critical thinking skills. Games such as Cat Crimes are a good way to use reasoning and logical thinking to decipher which cat committed what crime. Cat Crimes and other “who done it” games use clues and supporting evidence to help solve the mystery. Cat crimes is a single player game that has crimes ranging from...

Bean Bag Toss Game

Help build social skills Develop hand coordination and dexterity Learn count and number recognition Enhance concentration Bean bag toss games, a simple activity but for children it is a good way to develop and grow. There are many games and activities that utilizes bean bags to foster learning. Educators and parents incorporate these games to the lessons to make class interactive. They are a great way to make learning a fun experience. Using the games as learning tools they can learn how to count and recognize colors. The games are quick sessions that require to add scores and other are...

Blink

Practice color, shape, and number recognition Enhance matching and math skills Build social skills and relief stress On a sunny day or a rainy day, nothing brings everyone together like playing card games. They are great activity to do when boredom strikes. Card games have been proven to help with memory retention, thinking ability and other cognitive skills. Moreover, fast paced card games help keep the mind sharp. Children benefit from this type of play since it helps them in school. Card games are great way to enhance mental computation and speed up solving math problems. Parents and educators sometimes...

Hot Dots Jr. Let’s Master Kindergarten Reading Set

Learn to read and letter recognition Exercise hand-eye coordination Learn vocabulary and grammar In early education, children start to learn to read. It is important that in the reading exercises a child is as much involved as possible not only following the letters and words with their eyes, but also answering questions and saying the words out load, actively participating. Making the learning experience interactive. A fun way for children to learn to read in an interactive setting is through games. Playing while reading helps children have positive experience and it is a good foundation for reading habits. Like many...

Cribbage

Foster strategic thinking Sharpen math and matching skills Practice number recognition and counting Build social skills Math is a subject that is practiced in everyday life. Everyone exercises mental computations, adding, subtracting, and other basic math equations when doing everyday task. It is clearer to children when they are playing card games such as Cribbage. Doing math outside the classroom setting helps children sharpen their skills in a fun way. The competition element of the card games bring excitement to doing mental computations and, in the end, a child feels rewarded for their accomplishment by earning points. Cribbage and similar...