How to teach a child to play checkers
Today's children spend more time in front of a TV screen or monitor. Meanwhile, forces parents to organize a child's leisure time to good use, so that during the game he coached attention and developed analytical skills. For this purpose, great familiar to all from childhood checkers. Teach your child to play checkers, you will help him learn important qualities such as attentiveness, perseverance and the ability to think logically.
Instruction how to teach a child to play checkers
Get set for a game of checkers, consisting of multi-cellular board and checkers black and white. For 3-4 year old kids on sale there are special children's kits, in which the checkers in the form of cars, airplanes, or dinosaurs. Funny figures interested in the baby more than the standard black and white checkers.
In simple terms explain to the child the rules of the game of checkers. There are many variations of this entertaining game, however, they are considered classic "Russian checkers." This game is played on an 8x8 cell board. At the disposal of each player has 12 checkers, which are at the beginning of the game are arranged in three rows on the black squares. Checkers can be moved to free the black cells: move diagonally one square and "beat" the opponent's checkers by jumping over them. Hit checker in the game is no longer involved, and removed from the board. Checker, which reached the end of the board is called the "king" and can move diagonally any number of fields in any direction. The ultimate goal of this game - to "beat" all the opponent's checkers.
Purchase a special literature for children, which is simple and entertaining describes the rules and techniques of the game of checkers.
Teach your child to play checkers, try to interest in the new game is not extinguished. Arrange intra tournaments or invite for a game of its peers. When teaching it is important that the child has the opportunity to play both the stronger and weaker competitors.
Do not rush the child if he is confused in the rules or not good enough, in your opinion, thinks the moves. Surely you also are not born with the ability to play checkers, and you took some time to learn it.
Be sure to praise your child for his every success and do not forget to tell him how clever he is, and how you are proud of his victories.