Being a parent is hard! You have to be at work, look after house chores, children’s needs etc. This makes it hard to go somewhere and spend quality time with your family. Let not forget the expensive food and restaurants or the amusement parks.
You do not need to worry about this now. We understand the busy routine of modern life and how difficult it is to spend time with family. You must be wondering what to do. What can you do for your child?
There is a simple way for that. Remember, what did our parents use to do? Our parents used to play with us, it could be any game. We used to play, sit and talk in our home. We use to have a great time. This great time has made us this confident that today we are leading our life very successfully.
But considering the modern lifestyle and education, it is hard to spend time with family. Not just the parents are busy. The children, even ones in pre-schools have a proper curriculum to follow. We have a solution for this.
Let’s combine education, playing and quality time.
You must have heard about educational toys. Yes, you are thinking right. You need to get them and introduce them to your child’s life. Do you think these video games are best for your child? No, right.
So what can you do?
Try playing jigsaw puzzles with them. Ask your child to pick up a piece and try fixing it in a position to get the desired picture. This would enhance their problem solving and hand-eye coordination skills. You can assess your child by giving verbal guidance on how to assemble all pieces or you could applaud them on their performance. This activity will boost mood and energy levels. You all will enjoy, have fun and will have a great time.
Not only this, there are many types of jigsaw puzzles that attract kids. As your child learns how to identify shapes and put all pieces together. You can move to higher type puzzles.
One type is the Super Wooden House Model Puzzle. This consists of thick wooden pieces that are easier to slide and grasp. When your child puts the pieces together, the perfect shape of a wooden house will make them feel victorious.
Imagine playing with a 3D Transportation Wooden Puzzle. This puzzle will give a 3D shape that will gain the interest of children. These games would be a perfect way to learn, expand knowledge, laugh and make memories to live for another day.
Benefits of spending quality time with children
1. Improve mental health:
Research has proved that spending time with parents can help a child be confident and strong enough to deal with life challenges. Face to face communication provides emotional support to children that boost their mental health. These Children who spend more time with their parents are likely to have positive thinking and a good mood.
2. Helps Children Perform Well Academically
Kids who spend more time with their parents tend to have better communication skills. They know the value of education, they perform well at school. Therefore, they are confident and ready to take on any challenge. They are focused and tends to have higher emotional intelligence.
3. Eliminates Behavioral Issues
Kids who spend higher time with their families are less exposed to violence and anger issues. These healthy relationships with their parents lead to positive behaviors. When a child is close to parents, they can share all problems with them and parents, definitely will help to sort it all.