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Holiday Coding Activity

If you want to improve your child's math, writing, and logical thinking skills, expose them to coding activities. Coding promotes these skills because it requires kids to break complex problems into smaller, more manageable problems. As kids learn to code, they increase their chances of success and being able to analyze problems.  Click Here to access the Free Unplugged Holiday Coding Activity. We've created a couple of free paper coding printable activities that introduce kids ages 4-7 to basic coding skills. Kids must find the correct algorithm to get the elf to the Christmas Tree and the Gingerbread Man. Once kids discover the correct algorithm, they can uncover a secret message. Grab this holiday Freebie to get your kids inspired by coding!...

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Christmas Brain Game Freebie (Reading & Math Enrichment) Ages 5-7

I'm in the holiday spirit and I love to bring holiday joy to learning. Turn on some Christmas tunes and check out this Free enrichment game for kids ages 5-7. This Christmas game has 5 different ways to challenge your child's thinking! Our Cheery Christmas Free Game is here for you! CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE FREE CHRISTMAS GAME! Our Christmas 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 Cheery Christmas enrichment game for kids ages 5-7. If you have downloaded any of our other free Seasonal Games like our Spring, Halloween, or Thanksgiving Game, you will find that this one is a little more challenging. All our brain games are best...

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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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