Lifestyle - Toys/Games | 4-18 yrs

Board Games That Kids Will Love

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Whether your child is bored and needs a dose of fun, or you want to do away with some rainy day blues, whether you are trying to have some family time, or sharpening your kid’s mind - you can have any reason to get those board games out and start playing with your kids. In fact, it is also perfectly okay if you have no reason at all.

It is not necessary that board games should always be educational or academic. An article in Scholastic clearly states, “Just by virtue of playing them, board games can teach important social skills, such as communicating verbally, sharing, waiting, taking turns, and enjoying interaction with others. Board games can foster the ability to focus, and lengthen your child's attention span by encouraging the completion of an exciting, enjoyable game.”

But it is not just your child’s social habits that these games help foster. There are also multiple health benefits of playing board games that you might not be aware of. An article in Healthfitnessrevolution states the following as the most healthy benefits of board games that you should know about:

  • Improving memory and cognitive skills
  • Reducing risks for mental instability
  • Lowering blood pressure
  • Reducing stress
  • Instigating brain development

If you do not find these reasons sufficient enough to stack up your drawing room shelf with new board games, how about the fact that your child will absolutely LOVE them? Take a look at this ClipBook, which contains curated links of everything about board games you need to know.

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