Lifestyle - Toys/Games | 6-12 yrs

5 Board Games To Play With Your Child

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Playing board games is one of the most enjoyable ways to spend time with the family. It also has several educational benefits for young children. It not only improves social skills, it teaches children about following rules, taking turns, handling wins and losses, and patience. It also develops thinking and problem solving skills and teaches values of fair play and honesty.

From the traditional games to  modern ones, from those that aid in improving children's counting skills to the ones that help them increase mind-power or vocabulary, there are several board games, which you can play with your child.

Flip through this ClipBook, to know more about 5 popular board games, instructions on how to play them, and how they can help in teaching certain skills to children.

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Dayakattai

Dayakattai is a board game that originated in ancient Tamil Nadu. It is played by 2 to 4 persons at a time. This game improves the decision-making skills of children and helps them develop the ability to handle situations. Learn how to play it...

Snakes & Ladders

This board game not only helps develop counting abilities, it also improves basic addition skills. By rolling the dice, children also learn about number patterns and order of numbers. It also helps in developing social skills in children. Read on...

Scrabble

Scrabble is a fun way to improve your child's vocabulary and spelling skills, which in turn will enhance you child's reading and writing ability. Read on to learn more about Scrabble and how it can benefit you and your child.

Chess

How can Chess help develop children's brains? What are the benefits of making children play Chess early on? Why should parents make playing this game more entertaining rather than forcing them to play it? Read this article to know the answers...

Monopoly

It's the ultimate 'wheeling-and-dealing, take-no-prisoners' kind of game.  Roll your dice.  Move your piece.  Play your hand.  The game can be likened to the show "Survivor" --  Outwit. Outplay. Outlast.  There are no alliances here as players hav...

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