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Playing Monopoly – Rules and Tips for Classic Game

Playing the Classic Game of Monopoly – Rules & Tips

The Monopoly game’s origin in 1935, started out when Charles Darrow drew a game board on a round piece of oilcloth that he had in his closet. His friends and family enjoyed the game, so he began to sell copies of the game for $4.00… Continue reading

Our Top 10 Board Games Picks

Our Top 10 Board Games Picks

There are many different board games that are great for kids to learn and fun for family play, but the classic games are still at the top for good reason! Who doesn’t love a great game of Monopoly or Checkers?  This is a brief overview of the popular… Continue reading

Learning Through Pretend and Play

Kids Learn Best Through Play

One of the best ways children learn is through play.  This is either through playing board games or through imaginative play.  Playing board games is proven to enhance concentration and academic skills, as well as social skills.  Imaginative play increases creativity, social skills and language skills.

Many… Continue reading

Learning Numeracy Skills Through Play

Easily Teach Numeracy Skills Through Playing Board Games!

Numeracy skills are necessary, life-long skills that everyone needs and playing board games is a fun and easy way for children to learn.  Parents can play an important role in helping their child develop these essential skills by giving them a head start in learning… Continue reading

Board Games Teach Social Skills

Don’t Worry About Your Child’s Social Skills – Play Board Games!

Social skills are an important thing for children to learn at a young age.  Social skills are not learned just by being around other kids the same age, but are learned through cooperative play and interaction.  Social skills are also learned better… Continue reading

Playing Board Games Helps Developmental Skills

Playing Board Games is Good for Your Child’s Developmental Skills!

Playing board games offer your child many valuable skills, as well as being very fun.  Children who play board games, as opposed to video games, have greater focus skills.  Board games require children to pay attention in a much more realistic manner and… Continue reading

Board Games – A Valuable Learning Tool

One of the Best Learning Tools for Kids – Board Games!

We all know board games are fun to play and we get them for our kids so they can enjoy them.  But, did you ever stop to think how many valuable skills they’re really learning?  Sure they learn great math skills from… Continue reading

Learning Style Myths

Myths About Kids and Learning Styles

There are many learning style myths and beliefs about how we learn best.  The three most common, mythical learning styles include:

  • We learn by listening to experts – Auditory
  • Experience leads to learning – Visual
  • Hands-on learning works best – Kinesthetic

 

Learning Style Myths About How Children Learn

 

Listening/Auditory

There is a great… Continue reading