(Not) a child's game: These games for ages three and up promote children's motor and cognitive skills

At the age of three, children already play according to simple rules and can patiently play entertaining games together with siblings and parents.

(Not) a child's game: These games for ages three and up promote children's motor and cognitive skills

At the age of three, children already play according to simple rules and can patiently play entertaining games together with siblings and parents. Games that offer different colors, shapes and a pleasant feel are the most fun, because this is the only way to maintain interest in a game over a longer period of time. Children's games from three years old can actively contribute to the development of fine motor skills and cognitive skills. By the end of their fourth year, children can even count small amounts. The duration of the game should not exceed ten to 15 minutes, then concentration decreases. You can see which games are suitable for ages three and up here.

Whoever reveals the most pairs of images in “Memory” wins. Three-year-old memory artists can train their memory through play and play well with parents or siblings. The cards have an appealing feel for children because they are made of fabric. The motifs are also child-friendly and show small animal children from dogs to owls.

"My first game treasure" comprises ten entertaining board, memory and card games and is an ideal first game collection for children aged three and over. The set promotes initial rule understanding and memory as well as the recognition and naming of colors. The game material includes 34 robust wooden figures, perfect for eager children's hands.

Young children's fine motor skills can be developed well with a skill game. Dexterity and balance can be learned well with this game, because the goal is to stack the colorful wooden sticks on the elephant.

Who doesn't know the classic game "Orchard"? With my "first orchard" the game is also available for children aged three and over. It is a cooperative color dice game for one to four children and encourages learning and naming colors, shapes and symbols.

The laying game “Quips” offers different levels of difficulty and therefore encourages little players individually. Colored wooden stones are missing from printed panels. The gaps must be closed during the game. The first person to fill the picture with colored stones wins it.

“My first learning play zoo” is designed to grow with the children thanks to its variable difficulty levels and also challenge children up to the age of eight. In total, the collection contains ten different learning games to promote concentration, number understanding, touch and recognition of shapes and colors.

Catch fish in the children's room? Thanks to the “Angelspiel” no problem for little anglers. A magnetic fishing rod and colorful fish offer varied fun. The children's game promotes initial understanding of rules, skill and concentration.

The classic game for children “Tempo, Little Snail” has been around since 1985. It promotes the initial understanding of rules, the recognition of colors and concentration and thus ensures the playful development of children aged three and over. The game mechanics are suitable for children; colored dice are rolled and then the corresponding snails are allowed to move forward on the game board. The first person to roll a snail across the finish line wins the game.

“Bet Hopping” is a colorful dice hopping game for two to four players ages three and up. The spherical frogs try to hop around the pond as quickly as possible with a little luck with the dice. After each completed round, a water lily leaf can be turned over. The first person to open the water lily (with a nice pop-up effect) wins.

Source: Parents

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