Almost all children’s games have an educational benefit and help kids develop their abilities in one way or another, especially social skills, such as turn taking and understanding how to win or lose graciously.
One of the most important aspects of a child’s development is their memory. Encouraging children to exercise their memories will not only keep them sharp and clear, but it will also promote a host of other benefits.
Memory games help improve concentration, hone attention to detail and quicken recognition. They are also just a really good work out for growing brains.
What we were looking for in this round-up of games mainly, of course, was an ability to encourage or enhance the memory.
We also wanted the games to capture the imagination, entice play and be lots of fun. These activities were the ones that our little testers came back to time and time again.
Obviously, quality was also hugely important – so we were absolutely on the hunt for beautifully crafted or illustrated games.
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