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Benefits of Online Games for Children

Updated on October 5, 2012


Kids love playing games online and get glued to the computer for long. Everything in excess is not good for health but there are some advantages of playing online games. There are many games online which target mainly kids and are so interesting that the kids just love to play. Parents are unhappy too seeing their kids playing games online. But many scientific studies have determined that online games may be advantageous for kids.

Advantages of Online gaming are as follows:-There are many positive aspects of online gaming. Following are few of the advantages.

1. Social Growth: When playing online, kids are exposed to many other people from around the world which turns out to be more fun and they start sharing with them. In the course of this sharing, kids make friends and talk to them. Kids gain a lot of knowledge and helps in social growth.

2. Motivation: Many online cash winning games have a prize if you win the game. Kids love rewards and are satisfied in winning small objectives that are often developed in games. This winning boots their self-assurance and also fills a sense of accomplishment. They learn to overcome small objective and are motivated not give up, not only in the game but also in real life.

3. Multitasking: There are many games which involve multitasking. Games like Cake mania etc where you got to do many things at one time which makes the kids expert in multitasking.

4. Reasoning: Playing games like brain challenge etc, sharpens the mind and games which increases the reasoning power are called logic games.

5. Eye-to-hand co-ordination: Researchers have proved that, playing games frequently helps to improve the eye-to-hand co-ordination of the kids which is very valuable.

6. Improves technology abilities: Kids play a lot of online games which improves their technological abilities which is very crucial in today’s world. This will surely help them because in today’s workforce, computer literacy and internet are the basic skills which are necessary.

7. Build team spirit: Playing team games helps the kids to learn how to cooperate in a team. They get to learn how other people think and what are their abilities and skills. They will meet different kinds of people and will learn how to deal with them which are essential to fulfil particular roles in life be it a game or real world.

8. Value of money: There are many sites where you can play online games for cash. Losing money in a particular game makes the kid realise the value of money which will be beneficial in future.

These are the advantages of playing online games.

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