Tag: playing together
Let´s play a board game!
December 25, 2014  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

Have you ever wondered what benefits do board games have. They apparently are a good source of entertainment but they also stimulate their learning process. Just as we encourage our children to exercise, we should also help them exercise their minds (not only in school). The main advantage to playing with board games is that they allow children to acquire knowledge while they play. And they also learn to socialize. This Christmas, why not ask Santa for one that the entire family can enjoy?

Technology and Kids: 6 ways to disconnect
December 19, 2014  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

New technologies provide many benefits to our children. Today, there are innumerable apps that are created to stimulate their learning process and are broken down into different subjects such as math, languages, art, etc. They also serve as great tools to increase their reading skills and self esteem as children have to face challenges. With all these advantages, why are we told they shouldn’t use tablets, smartphones or computers so often? Like all other aspects of life, it´s not good to spend too much time on one thing as it could provoke addiction, sleeping disorders and a lack of social skills. Our mission as parents should be to teach our children to use technology in moderation. So how do we do it? Keep reading to discover 6 ways to disconnect.

10 activities for indoor fun
July 23, 2014  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

Summer is here and high temperatures come with it. When it´s too hot outside, experts recommend avoiding playing in the heat. So what can you do inside that´s fun? Those who don´t have a swimming pool or are not at the beach, can take advantage of these long summer days to freshen up on homework or lay down to rest. But there are many other activities to do with your children so they´re entertained and keep learning. Here are 10 ideas so you can enjoy the long summer months with your kids.