Play Smart: 3 Family Activities for Mental Exercise

Significant emphasis is placed on families finding a way to stay physically fit together. For example, many parents may try to instill healthier dietary habits in their children while also looking for active recreational options that can help the entire family stay physically fit. Increasingly, parents are also looking for exceptional ways to exercise brain muscles with their children. If you are focused on bolstering mental health with your entire family, these are some exceptional activities that your whole family may love to do together.

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The Importance of Play: How Kids Can Learn from Fun

Playtime is important to your child’s personal development. Play provides an emotional outlet that lets people express emotions, meet new challenges, and gain a sense of accomplishment. In the formative years, crucial social skills are learned that help your child to make and maintain friendships. The freedom to play is essential to developing many life skills. Below are some of the important ways that children learn from playing.

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College Not a Fit for Your Child? 5 Fulfilling Alternatives

College is touted as the path to career and financial success. However, many young people do not know what kind of career they want when they finish high school. Some don’t want to go to college at all. This can be troubling and frustrating if you are a parent, but it doesn’t mean your child lacks ability or ambition. Forbes says to look beyond college as the ultimate path to career success. There are alternative roads a young person can follow that are also fulfilling.

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Benefits of Using Computer Games as an Educational Tool for Kids

Since their introduction to the market at large in the late 1970s, much debate has surrounded the merit and impact of video games. Journalists and scholars alike debate whether or not they constitute art, what impact violence in games may have on the youth, and other difficult subjects. More recently, educators have been revisiting the idea of using computer games as an educational tool. While you may personally prefer them for their entertainment value, a significant body of research has demonstrated the benefits of incorporating computer games into the classroom.

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Cleaning as an Educational Activity

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Cleaning is an activity which should not be undermined. It has been incorporated in our lives since the dawn of human civilization. It’s every man’s obligation in present day’s society because now we consume more than ever and without cleaning not only we as a species but also the whole planet will perish. For us, adults, cleaning comes as a natural instinct but it’s actually an artificial one, i.e. it’s the result of a series of educational activities our parents and teachers have introduced in order to create that instinct in us. It’s our responsibility to create the same instinct in our children as well.

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4 Impactful Strategies You Can Use To Help Your Kid In School

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Every child has their own way of learning. If you tap into this learning process the right way, it can make all the difference in how your child develops and grows along with their education. While many strategies exist to help your child excel, it is those learning strategies that complement your child’s innate learning process that will produce the best results. Fortunately, because young minds are able to learn new skills, certain learning strategies exist that will augment any child’s ability to move towards the head of their class. Here are four such strategies that will impact your child’s performance in school. Continue reading “4 Impactful Strategies You Can Use To Help Your Kid In School”

Raising Brainiacs: 5 Tips For Finding The Best Education For Your Kids


Right from the moment your child gains cognition of things around them, they will look for stimulation around them, amusing colors; they will start to recognize the familiar and unfamiliar voices of those around them and try to understand the world around them. The first few years of your child’s personal discovery are the best time to identify skills and nurture their creativity. You need to entrust their physical, comfort, and intellectual growth to a school with good repute, international acclamation and a track record of producing the best talents and a good example is the Miniapple International Montessori Schools.
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