Friends & Neighbours
Friends and Neighbours is a matching game the focuses on emotions.
Can players help a little girl who’s sad because she’s standing out in the rain or a boy who’s afraid of the dark?
Reach into the Helping Bag and Pull out a token – can it help someone on the game board? If so, it’s a match! In playing the game and reading about the feelings and needs of the characters, parents can help their children recognize feelings in others – the first step to building empathy.
Includes: 4 game boards, 14 tokens, 1 helping bag, 1 stop sign board, social and emotional intelligence parent guide and friends and neighbours story book.
- 1-4 players
- Ages 3 +
Children will learn:
– Communication and cooperation
– Evens and odds
– Problem solving
What is a cooperative game? It’s a game where everyone plays together, no one is left out, and everyone has fun!
Cooperative games emphasize play, not competition. Kids work together, they help each other and, most importantly, they play for FUN!
Cooperative Games foster:
– Non-stressful play situations
– Emotional development
– Shared decision making
– Creative problem solving
– A sense of community
– Positive self esteem