Gaming is a form of entertainment, but with the support and guidance of parents, the benefits of video games help children develop their creativity, maintain relationships with friends and improve strategic thinking. It can also help young players work toward reaching their goals. Build flexibility and improve communication skills. Especially in multiplayer online video games.

A great resource for developing learning skills in young children.

Research shows that some games are helpful by helping young children develop early reading skills. With the support of parents and teachers, games like ‘Multiplication Table Rockstar’ and toddler apps like ‘Alphabet Endless’ used in elementary school can be great tools to help children learn. You can now experience physical play while playing on other devices. Educational toys like the Osmo combine the device’s camera and touch play to bring action during play to life.

Improves memory, brain speed and concentration

An immersive game that requires strategy and problem-solving skills to win. Players have to memorize and obtain a lot of information. Playing these types of games regularly can help improve short-term and long-term memory in young players. It can also make the brain process information faster. Video games also appeal to the player’s imagination. Help you focus on specific tasks. persevere to achieve goals

state of play

The Interactive Games and Entertainment Association (IGEA) has released its annual report on Australian gamer demographics. This report was supported by a study conducted by the Electronic Safety Commission Secretariat on youth online gaming use in July 2017. Studies show that around 60% of teens play online games, and only 17% of them play online games. torment. When faced with online bullying, 42% of teens mute their chat, 41% ignore the bully, and 38% block the bully or stop playing with the bully.

Gameplay Benefits

Engaging games require a high level of thinking, problem solving and perseverance, and there are many games, even first person shooter video games. (May not be suitable for children) Teach cooperation. Group assignments and situational learning Most games require a strategy to understand the rules and play them. All games offer a mix of internal and external rewards. Because humans are attractive, they play the game and are rewarded for completing the game. Australia’s eSafety Council, Think U Know UK and New Zealand’s Netsafe all recognize that online gaming can improve teamwork, concentration, communication and problem-solving skills. It is also an opportunity for young people to practice communication and conflict resolution skills.