A friend’s adorable young girl captivated by the chess pieces towering around her. While she didn’t score checkmate, she did win on cuteness. The 25″ giant chess pieces are perfect for both private backyards and public gatherings. The set has been so popular that Chess House sold out this summer. Take advantage of this with a $100 off pre-order discount on these giant chess pieces by merely paying now and taking delivery later (ships end of August). This offer is valid through August 15.
“If you find that you can easily win every game against your child, then I would strongly recommend doing the following. First, DO NOT play easy and make intentional mistakes – that frequently results in frustration in many situations. Instead, change the starting position and make it a challenge that will help your child learn and still be something that they can ‘win’ at.
According to a 2010 study by the Kaiser Family Foundation, children ages 8-18 spend on average 7 hours and 11 minutes daily using electronic media devices for entertainment purposes—which over the course of a year amounts to more than four times the number of hours spent in school! And that’s not even counting cell phone calls and texting. Since kids multitask much of the time, total media consumption is 10 hours and 7 minutes daily! Excessive use of electronics is permanently damaging our children’s lives at a time when their social, emotional, and cognitive development