Would you like to teach your children patience?
Would you like to teach them how to be a good sport and a good loser?
Would you like to teach them that life is not always fair?
From the kids' point of view, what's better than having Mom's and/or Dad's
undivided attention for an hour? From the mom's point of view, what better way to keep your child constructively entertained and away from the screen while teaching them
how to get along, among the other things already listed?
Its a win win situation. :)
Kids love Chutes and Ladders and Candy Land, of course. That's a great way to teach them that life is not always fair, as they can be two spots from winning when they draw Lord Licorice. And Uno is fun game to use for practicing colors and numbers. Kid's Sequence, Matching games, and Ker-plunk have been favorites in this household of preschoolers and a first grader. Last week, we even pulled out Othello.
For Christmas, though, we scored!
Quality family time coming right up!