How Printable Kids' Games Develop Children Mental Skills

Printable kids' games such as kids’ brain teasers can help to stimulate the brain development of children. This is one of the proven and accepted methods acknowledged by most child developmental practitioners too.

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Type of Skills Learned

Kids’ brain teasers such as crossword puzzles are effective in teaching children spelling and reading. It is also the best tools to expand vocabulary knowledge and word power in reasoning abilities.

Doing printable mazes also helps a child to grow her mental ability as she immersed herself in problem solving, creative and critical thinking skills. When a kid works on tracing path using a pencil or pen, she needs to be able to “look ahead” to figure out that it is not a dead end. This pre-empting ability helps to train strategy development skills.

Developing and instilling children’s interest in playing brain teasers help to challenge their mind constantly. This interest is like a reading habit, kids can carry this interest even after school year age to keep their mind active and sharp.



Tips in Choosing Printable Kids' Games

Introducing printable learning games such as kids’ mazes, word games and crossword puzzles to our kids provide them fun and excitement learning experiences. When choosing developmental learning games, we need not go for the most expensive. The consideration should be age, difficulty level and each child’s ability. This helps to keep the motivation going as they learn.



One great advantage of printable kids' games is that you can print as many copies as you like and use them for many different occasions. Keep it handy when traveling or waiting in restaurants.

Here are some printable kids’ games for children. Check them out....


- Word Search Puzzles let kids learn to spell and improve their spelling skills. Start with holiday themes which are familiar to the kids; Christmas Word Search Puzzle  and Halloween Word Search Puzzle.


- All kids love mazes. Mazes come in easy to hard level too. Choose and pick the mazes based on the appropriate level.

I find solving mazes hold the attention span of children. It is a great tool to keep them occupied.


If you are looking for “carrying along” book, then The Everything Kids' Mazes Book is a book not to miss!! The collection of mazes is HUGE and kids learn various topics as they tackle the maze. Children need not complete them in one go. It is one of those books which the kid can pull it out again when she is bored and need to sharpen her mind. Get it as a present for your kids.


- Family Travel Made Easy has some great coloring pages and games to keep your child busy while traveling.



Other Games to Develop Children Mental Skills

In addition to learning mathematics, math games can also help to develop logical and problem solving.

Playing video games can be instructional for our kids too. But, of course, with parental supervision to ensure it does not turn into an addiction.





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