The brain is like a muscle. The more it exercises the more it can do! Researchers found that playing games twice a week increased the brain speed scores of elementary students by 27-32%!!
Board games can teach important social skills, such as communicating verbally, sharing, waiting, taking turns and interacting with others.
Read Aloud 15 Minutes…Every child, Every parent, Every day.
26% of children who were read to three or four times in the last week by a family member recognized all letters of the alphabet.
More Conversation=Better Vocabulary
By age 4, children whose parents talk to them frequently may have heard 30 million (30,000,000) more words than their peers.
The 6 Things Kids Really Need, and the one they don’t! by Andrea Atkins
#1- “I Love you’s”
#2-Structure and Limits
and one thing kids don’t need ….More Stuff!
“The journey of a lifetime starts with the turning of a page.” Rachel Anders