Easter Egg: Some kids have difficulty with their executive functioning skills such as working memory, emotional regulation, or flexible thinking. But I have great news – we aren’t born with these skills, we learn, nurture, and reinforce them as we grow up! So – if you have ever noticed that your child has difficulty with self-control or regulating emotions, holding information… Read More
You may be surprised to learn how many educational games for kids are out there. I certainly was. But the more I thought about it, the more it made perfect sense. We all learn through play. Children learn through play and educational board games get kids learning!
And nobody is too old to learn through play. For example, there are homeschool families that gameschool - meaning they use games to teach key academic concepts to their children of all ages. There are games for learning math operations and facts. There are games that focus on specific historical periods in time. And the number of games that teach kids language arts concepts is astounding!
Kids learn through play and also through repetition. Great educational games for kids provide both the factual learning and the engagement that gets kids learning through play over and over again.
Spoiler alert: Gameschool. Wow. Of all the things I never thought I’d embrace. We are definitely eclectic homeschoolers, but come. on. Math board games to play at school? Back in the day, we didn’t do that. We drilled and flashed cards with a vengeance. As a class, we listened, recited, repeated, quizzed, and tested. Now, I’ve learned a truly fun… Read More