Teaching children time management can be frustrating most of the time. A child’s mind is full of curiosity and wonder, and because of this, you struggle hard to get your child’s attention. And usually, whenever you get their attention, time management won’t come easily for them. You have to repeat over and over again, while continuously trying to get your child to focus on developing this skill.
Now, one of the many ways you can teach a child time management is by playing games. It is true that some video games can be a waste of time for kids. However, there are some games, which were developed to help your child improve his time management skills.
In this article, we’ll try to give you a list of fun video games that teach time management.
Burger Shop 2
This game from shockwave.com allows a player play the role of a waiter in a burger shop. In this game, you will be asked to create a meal based on what the virtual customer ordered. You must complete the meal and serve the customer before they get angry. Angry customers leave and you end up with lower star rating. It is a fun and exciting game which teaches kids coordination and time management.
In this game, the goal of the player is to clear all the bubbles from the board and score as many points as possible. The player can remove the balls by forming groups of three or more similarly colored balls. This game not only teaches time management, but it also improves a child’s dexterity, focus and decision making skills.
This game is a bit like Farmville, which was a popular game years ago. Although it is also an online game, it doesn’t require you to ask for materials from other players. In this game, you will need to manage a farm. You’ll begin with a small farm, and you’ll have to make it bigger and create more buildings. Big Farm also has tasks that need to be completed to earn stars and level up. This is quite a good game which children will love. It will teach kids to pick which tasks to prioritize and manage their time.
House Flip is an exciting online game. Here, a player will need to purchase a house and do some cleaning to increase the value of the property. You will need to clean the entire house before virtual buyers give an offer to the property. The more you clean the larger the amount of the offers. This online game not only develops a child’s decision skills, but it also teaches a child to choose which tasks to complete first.
Kate’s Car Service
This is a very active online game that allows a child to play as a car service manager. Here, a player will start with only one service. As you play the game, you can add more and more service to your car service business. Each customer will need a different kind of service and will only wait for a certain amount of time, so you will need to be fast and attentive. This game can develop a child’s time management skill, as well as improve his attention to details.
Rescue Team 2
This is a great online game from Planet Oz Kids, which allows a child to play the role of a rescue team officer. In this game, a player is presented with various tasks that need to be done. A player will need to fix houses and rescue injured people, while acquiring resources like wood, food, goal and fuel. This game is great for improving a child’s decision skills and time management skills.
In this game, each tourist will wait in line to get toured in a zoo. The player’s mission is to drive them to each animal they want to take a picture of and to the exit of the zoo. Each completed tour will earn the player a star. At the end of the day, the player will earn coins, which he can use to buy a facility or upgrade his vehicle. This is a fun and exciting game that will develop a child’s planning skills, as well has his time management skills.
This game provides fun and excitement, while developing a child’s time management and planning skills. In this game, the player will have to click and drag the passenger to the check in desk, then on to the security can. There is also a waiting area where you can also drag a passenger if his flight is delayed. If the passenger is ready for take-off, the player also needs to drag them to the correct departure area.
All of these games do not contain violence so they are ideal for toddlers. Nevertheless, it is still advisable to monitor or supervise your child while playing these games. Too much video game will have an impact to your child’s health, so make sure they play at just the right amount of time.
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