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May 23, 2020
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Suitable Games For The Family

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With the fast approaching school vacation and holiday season, everyone seems busy planning everything like parties, picnics, get-together and other activities. It is also a fact that parents seldom have time to have some bonding moments with their children due to the hectic and frantic schedules they have at work.

You should bear in mind that aside from quality education, nutrition, love, care and attention, you need to connect with them to enhance parent-children relationship. What do you think are better ways to bond with your children? Are there cost-efficient options which you can used during the upcoming holiday season?

Well, there are myriad ways to connect and to boost your relationship with your kids. Apart from going out and watch movies, dining out, bringing them to the park and guiding them in their assignments, you can bond with them by playing games with them. Playing games with our children is one way of having sense of connectedness and belongingness. How can we get closer to them?

Studies show that playing games with your children not only boosts your relationship with them, but it can also develops their interactive skills and cognitive skills, enhances their communication skills and teaches valuable life skills. Because of their significance, the precious moments spent with children while playing games should be spent wisely, thus you have to plan and to prepare things carefully to make out of the situation wisely.

Below are suitable games where each member of the family can participate:

1. Board games - It is the most common games where every member of the family can take part. There are numerous board games to choose from in the market like Monopoly, Snake n' Ladder, Scrabble, Chess and many more. Even though some children are too young to play some of these board games, they can understand the rules and can play with them.

2. Outdoor games - It is one of the other preferred activities where members of the family can participate. Some families preferred outdoor games because they will not only bond with their children, but they can exercise and exert effort to become active and physically fit. These are usually played during picnics and other outdoor activities. Games belong to this category include badminton, Frisbee, volleyball, croquet, water games and many more. In these games, players can flex their muscles by jumping, catching, running and swinging.

3. Card Games - It is a relaxed form of game where members of the family can also participate such as Blackjack, Bridge, Gin Runny and Crazy Eight.

4. Online games - It is also preferred by children and adults because even though players are far from each other, they can chat and communicate with them. When choosing online games for your children, be sure to select one which are educational and not violent.

Majority of us failed to realize that these games are not only for fun and not only meant for children. These games are already part of our lives because they already existed before we are born and they become part of our childhood. Apart from boosting relationship with other members of the family, we can have fun, we can enjoy, we can reroute our stress and we can blow away the anger we have inside us.


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