Playing games with your child is a great way to help them recognise and understand the rules of sharing and playing together. These games can also help children to develop

  • Observational skills by encouraging children to compare similarities, notice differences and match items together e.g. by size, colour or shape.
  • Memory, and their ability to store and recall information.
  • Listening skills, as they listen carefully, remember and follow instruction
  • Patience, from waiting for their turn to playing the game until it is finished
  • Resilience, the ability to pick themselves up and try again