Ministry of Education, Guyana

Monday, 03 February 2020 10:11

Boredom Isn’t a Bad Thing for Kids

Boredom gets a bad rap. Kids whine about it, grown-ups dread it, entire industries aim to eliminate it. It might come as a surprise, then, to hear that being bored sometimes is good for kids. Before you sign your child up for a class or hand over your game-loaded cell phone, consider the benefits of boredom.

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Eating healthy meals and being active every day are essential for human health, and how you achieve your goals can have a big impact on the health of the planet. Use Cyberchase to help inspire kids to get active with math – from encouraging them to be active and eat well, to teaching them about reducing waste and growing gardens, all while caring for the health of their community.

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A couple of weeks ago, I let my five-year-old son stay up late to watch a big game on TV with the family. Sometime around 8pm, the mixture of excitement and exhaustion overwhelmed his system. He lost it.

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