With so many wonderful brain benefits of playing chess, many parents and teachers are asking what's the best way to teach chess to kids. How can you teach a child something complex like chess? We've spent a lot of time asking ourselves that question, researching the options, and brainstorming fun ideas. Here we offer the best tips we've uncovered for teaching children how to play the wonderful game of chess.
Chess gives the brain a rigorous, exhilarating workout that's great for both children and adults. Let’s take a look at 5 of the most commonly discussed benefits of playing chess, along with 2 bonus benefits at the end.Continue reading
When our kids experience painful emotions, we often instinctively spring into fix-it mode and try to hurry those feelings right out the door. Painful feelings aren't fun OR happy and humans are obsessed with fun and happy. No one has time for disruptions to a happy...Continue reading
Affirmations. You may be quite familiar with the practice or you may hear it and think it sounds woo-woo. Either way, you’re not alone. Affirmations for both adults and kids are gaining popularity but haven’t permeated culture completely. The truth...Continue reading