When researching a previous post called Do brain development games really make a difference? my opinion was confirmed that playing board games is not just entertaining but can improve your brain function too. Our brains need exercise just like our bodies if they are to remain sharp and function at their best.
I was coerced into playing games on Christmas Day and I remembered just how much fun it could be. We decided to play Pictionary, much to my chagrin, because I knew my attempts at drawing were going to provide the others with some laughs. I am quite a wiz at all the word games but drawing is certainly not my strong point. I was not wrong but it was the laughs that made the game so much fun. My elephant may have looked like a donkey but my mother’s attempts all resembled body parts! (more…)