Board games are typically tabletop games that use pieces moved or placed on a pre-marked board, and often include miniature games, role play, cards, elements of table, and the most feature that is competition between players.
Such games offer opportunities for early learning, improve cognitive skills, memory, and create new brain functions including setting goals, problem solving and decision making. Board games develops reasoning and logic, it increases processing speed, sharpens their focus, enhance critical thinking, improves spatial reasoning, boosts verbal skills, and increases concentration and attention.
Playing board games is great a great alternative to time-out. It smoothes stress and anxiety, and makes for laughter. It teaches children the value of teamwork and how to be patient and a good looser.