What does the usual way for celebrating kids’ days look like? The honorees rule the party: they play kids’ online games, tuck away sweets, invent new kids games… Wait a minute: are there more creative ways to spice up Children’s Day? Some schoolkids in Nigeria definitely know!
Do you watch kids play online games? Do you play Internet kids games with your son, daughter? Do you wonder what game websites for kids your youngster visits? Imagine that there’s “Take Our Children To The Internet… And Leave Them There Day.” Are you in?
Last week U.S. parents and kids were invited to participate in more exciting real event: Lenore Skenazy, blogger and mother from New York, announced May 22 as the very first “Take Our Children to the Park…And Leave Them There Day.”
We wish that playing kids’ online games was useful for the environment… It would be great if the garbage recycled in our virtual world for kids was also recycled at real factories, and the water cleaned by children online was purified by workers at treatment plants. Alas, this stage of integration of natural and artificial realities has still not been reached. Nevertheless, let’s see what steps to develop children’s green thinking might be made by real businesses and online games for kids.
Raise your hands those who like free educational games for kids! By the way, what exactly hand did you raise, left or right? After reading Graeme Paton’s article “Left-handed children ’struggling at school’” in The Telegraph, Driving Kids Team made a small ‘leftscussion’ sharing things we know about left-handed people…
Never before children have so many online activities. The other side of the medal is a necessity to monitor kids’ virtual actions. It’s time to talk about new strategy of parenting which cover the Internet issue, and the talking is initiated well by Joan Goodchild in the article for PCWorld.com.
The author brings up vital issue: “what is the right balance of freedom and guidance?”
This week many of us interested in online games and kids’ leisure online might hear about South Korea. No fresh turnabout of cyber money exchanging for cash (we wrote about it here), but the new policies aimed to limit online games’ playing among children in night hours.
As The Korean Herald informed the world, in the second part of 2010 “pair of policies … will attempt to block underaged access to online computer games” in South Korea. These two measures are “shutdown” and “slowdown.”
“Kids would never leave online games and fun websites and go play outside until I promise any award for this.” Oops, did we read your thoughts? If we did, you seem to be far from the truth! It’s appeared that kids are ready literally to award a person who want them to move!
Judge on your own: among best kids’ games and movies, musicians and actors, and other popular projects and celebrities who has won Nickelodeon’ Kids Choice Award in 2010, was also the U.S. First Lady.
Fathers, do you feel envy that there’re more cool websites for kids than for dads? Relax and take the keybord away from the child: a new website for fathers, http://www.dadsforlife.sg/, was launched few days ago by Dads for Life movement (Singapore).
As TODAYonline.com (Singapore) writes, new fathers’ website “can help fathers keep abreast of the latest research on fatherhood, as well as allow them to recommend books for fellow dads to read and discuss father-related issues.”
Parents, don’t miss the chance to express your opinion about children education! Join The Daily Telegraph online debate: they have “Do British children sit too many exams?” topic this week.
We know some educational websites where children may learn foreign languages. But have you ever heard about websites for kids where online lessons of Latin were available?
If the London mayor’s plans become true, the lack of such websites will be obvious. “Boris Johnson lobbies Tories to add Latin to state-school curriculum,” writes The Guardian.