Emotional Intelligence Games

Emotional Intelligence refers to the ability to identify, evaluate, control, and express emotions, and to also recognize and effectively respond to the emotional states of other people. Studies have shown that emotional intelligence is a greater predictor of success in life than high IQ alone.

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Yoga Games

Studies have shown that yoga is incredibly beneficial for our health. Aside from improving strength, flexibility, and balance., yoga can also teache discipline, provide stress relief, and help build self-esteem. The sooner children begin to learn about and practicing yoga the sooner they can reap the benefits. Here are some game ideas to help you introduce your kids to yoga. 

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7 Toys that are ALMOST as fun as Ipads.

We often use Ipads as the go-to toy at restaurants, waiting rooms, and car rides, Mostly because Ipads guarantee to keep kids sitting quietly and focused for long periods of time. But what if I told you that you can get the same result (well almost the same) with other toys?

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5 Questions to consider before purchasing a toy.

1) Why are you buying it?

If your answer is entertainment, then consider if it’s the best option for that. Toys can be cute, fun and also provide additional value.  A good toy can encourage your child to problem-solve, focus, think creatively, promote a motor milestone or enhance coordination. In other words, consider if the toy you're purchasing will inspire or challenge your child to grow?

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Gross Motor Toy Ideas

 Exercise and movement play a crucial role in child development. However, kids are spending more time playing video games and less time outdoors. Though it is difficult to replace unstructured playtime, there are toys and games that can encourage children to move.

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