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Brain games for pre-schoolers

Brain games for pre-schoolers

Put down the tablets. Stop spending money on those fancy educational books. If you’re hoping to help build your little one’s skill set and brain capacity there are a few simple brain games for pre-schoolers that you can play and they don’t cost a cent. And you’ll get to spend some quality time with your little on too. What could be better?

Remember Those Old Favourites Like Simon Says And I Spy?

Those fun car games are timeless and they work as a brain booster for the little ones in the back seat on long journeys. Simon Says is a great game to improve your child’s listening skills and focus while I Spy encourages planning and identification. Both games instill creative thinking into your child’s arsenal of abilities, and they’re good for a laugh too!

Build A Fort!

You may grimace at the thought of cleaning up afterwards, but building a play fort in your lounge and encouraging your child to crawl under the coffee table, through some leg chairs and over couch cushions is a great brain game. By learning to control their body and plan physical actions they’ll be better equipped to manage their brain in future. The activity also encourages creative planning and the use of imagination when creating the ideal structure. Obstacle courses are also really fun. Remember when you had to jump from couch cushion to couch cushion because the floor was lava?

Make Up A Story

You may grimace at the thought of cleaning up afterwards, but building a play fort in your lounge and encouraging your child to crawl under the coffee table, through some leg chairs and over couch cushions is a great brain game. By learning to control their body and plan physical actions they’ll be better equipped to manage their brain in future. The activity also encourages creative planning and the use of imagination when creating the ideal structure. Obstacle courses are also really fun. Remember when you had to jump from couch cushion to couch cushion because the floor was lava?

Get Your Baking On

This may be the easiest maths lesson you’ll ever have to give. Get your little ones to help you bake a cake or some muffins. Encourage them to do the measurements and ask them a few questions as they go along. Baking is a great activity to improve their problem solving and analytical skills, while also enhancing their