Clarenville, NL (PRWEB) December 6, 2004
Do you want to teach your kids practical life skills without having to nag? Do you want you and your children to have fun as a family while they develop a character that you can be proud of?
According to Dr. Michael Rayel, inventor of the Oikos Game Series, the best way to teach kids practical life skills is through a game. ÂThe essence of play is to have fun. So if you can incorporate learning personal and social skills with play, then your kids will have fun while they develop valuable life skills,Â he said.
Oikos Game: A Personal Development and Emotional Skills Game is a board game that can help children learn skills such as dealing with bullies, managing anger, showing empathy, being assertive, solving problems, and facing strangers to name just a few. Dr. Rayel further said, ÂAside from being fun, Oikos Game provides a venue for families to talk about sensitive issues. Thus, it also promotes family interaction in a positive way.Â
Because of the Oikos GameÂs virtues, it was recently featured in an hour-long parenting TV show (Detroit Fox News Network). The response from the public has likewise been very encouraging so Dr. Rayel has promised to develop more Oikos Games. In a few weeks, Oikos Game Level 2 will be released. This level requires more thinking and strategy and is designed for 7 to 9 years old. Around January 2005, Oikos Game Level 3, intended for 10 years old and adult, is designed to teach more advanced life skills such as setting goals, making decisions, solving problems, and preventing use of street drugs.
ÂAlthough entertaining, too much internet and video games are not healthy for kids over the long haul. They need to play a board game like Oikos Game to develop lifeÂs skills,Â he added.
Dr. Rayel and his wife Gayzelle created Oikos Global, a private company that creates, develops, and sells fun and educational games. In a few weeks, Oikos Global will release new games: Fikloo, IzSip Challenge, and Wordigy. Visit http://www.oikosglobal.com for more information.
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