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FREE Thanksgiving Brain Game (Reading and Math Enrichment) Ages 4-6

Time to get cozy, sip on some spiced pumpkin coffee, and set up a Blimey Box game for your child! Our Thanksgiving Free Game is here for you! CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE FREE THANKSGIVING GAME! Our Thanksgiving Brain Game includes both reading and math enrichment activities. Let’s take a deep dive into some of the skills you’ll find in our free Thanksgiving enrichment game for kids ages 4-6. Our brain games are best enjoyed using our Blimey Box Game Kit. This kit goes with all our Brain Games and is the physical component to make our learning games hands-on. Kids love manipulating the locks and opening locked boxes and bag. ACCESS THE FREE THANKSGIVING ENRICHMENT GAME. First of all, who is this game...

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Why parents need to lead by example

Let's face it, our kids don't always do what we ask them to and it can be annoying and frustrating. The best way you can shape your child's behaviors and get them to act in certain ways is to model the behaviors for them. Parents need to lead by example in order to get kids to act the way you want. Be your child's model and show him the behaviors you want him to follow. For instance, if you want your child to be patient, then you need to model patience. If you find yourself stopped at a light and you're feeling super impatient, take deep breaths and try to model patience for your child. Our Children are Watching I'm...

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How to raise independent and confident kids

Today, I'm going to be talking about four strategies that you can do to raise more independent, more resilient, and more confident kids. Here at Blimey Box, we are passionate about helping busy parents figure out small strategies to help support their kids to become smarter, become better learners, and ultimately become better human beings. All right, so today our topic is raising independent and resilient kids. Ultimately, we want our kids to become independent. We don't want them to always rely on us for everything. We want them to eventually get up, move out of the house, go away to college and become successful. Watch the video to see how you can raise independent and confident kids. Additionally, we...

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Why Jigsaw Puzzles Make Your Kid Smarter

At Blimey Box, we are all about creating screen-free, hands-on, problem-solving games for kids to help them get smarter and to become outside the box thinkers. And today I'm going to talk why Jigsaw Puzzles make kids smarter. They're amazing for learning. Giving your children opportunities to practice using jigsaw puzzles is great, especially for young kids. Jigsaw puzzles are a great way to support learning and they're really, really fun. So let your child put together jigsaw puzzles. Do them together and encourage them to work on them independently. Also, it is okay for a child to do a jigsaw puzzle more than one time to get really good at it. Learning Benefits Jigsaw puzzles make kids smarter. There...

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How to teach your child to be resilient

Today I'm going to talk to you about ways that you can help to build resilience in your child. What is resilience? Resilience is that ability to face a challenge or to fail to lose, but then to get back up again and to keep trying. As parents, we want our kids to grow up to be resilient because life is hard. No matter how hard we try to protect them, our kids are going to see bad things in life. They are going to endure challenges. They are going to have bad experiences. The best thing you can do as a parent is to help your child develop the skills they need to face and overcome challenges. We want...

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