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Improve spatial awareness in kids with games

Soccer is one the best games to improve spatial awareness.

Soccer is one the best games to improve spatial awareness.

If you can properly parallel park or merge with traffic as you drive downtown, you can thank your strong spatial awareness skills for that. The ability to visualize math problems and see buildings in your mind’s eye can all be attributed to spatial awareness. It’s an ability we learn as children that we can strengthen with different exercises. While kids don’t have to worry about driving just yet, developing a strong spatial awareness is critical to their growth. Recent research has suggested that this ability is integral for doing well in math and science. According to ILS Learning Corner, there are social benefits as well. Kids with spatial awareness are able to better interact with others than those who don’t, as they’re able to determine the proper distance to stand from other kids.

Games are a perfect way to get them involved without making them feel like it’s work. Read More

What do you want to accomplish in 2017?

Here are the best ways to tackle your resolutions list.

Here are the best ways to tackle your resolutions list.

When it comes to New Year’s resolutions, we can get a little nutty. We want to run more! And spend more quality time with our family! And volunteer more! All by next week! The prospect of making so many changes is daunting – and perhaps, as a result, harder to maintain. However, there are ways to help achieve your New Year’s goals. Whatever your resolutions are, here are some tips on how to keep your new year going strong.

Want to go to the gym more? Plan for obstacles

You know the feeling: You’re excited to start going to gym every day – but then work or family beckons. Read More