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Taking Fun Learning to the Next Level 
Taking Fun Learning to the Next Level 

What a great week it has been here at 9ijakids. We have seen an 100% jump in subscription. Thank you for the vote of confidence. Keep spreading the word.  (more…)

New Game Releases for November
New Game Releases for November

 

Science Jeopardy Game

All our games in November are focussed on helping the children prepare for their upcoming exams with these fun games.

The Science jeopardy is designed after the popular TV game Double Jeopardy. The game quiz covers a wide variety of topics, including parts of a plant, sorting living and non living things, animals and their babies, our five senses ,etc.

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“Mummy, I am Bored!”
“Mummy, I am Bored!”

Sometimes this phrase can sound like a broken record. Children make boredom sound like a crime.

I was at a church programme where an 11 year old girl was crying because she was bored. My first reaction was to ask her age. A few minutes later, her father shows up to pick her up. He said she called them to come pick her up and service wasn’t over yet. Inside me, I rolled my eyes, then I told her father that boredom is part of life. I don’t know anyone on a constant high, except people on drugs.

Constantly filling a child’s time with screen time, games, outings, activities, etc teaches them nothing but dependence on external stimulus. You have to learn to create “lemonade from lemons ”.  A very important life skill.

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Nigeria, We Have A Problem – Part 1
Nigeria, We Have A Problem – Part 1

A Nigerian child that thinks the favourite sports of Nigerians is karate. And one that doesn’t know the current president of Nigeria not to talk of the governor of Lagos State/their state. Watching children of middle class parents play the Nigerian Citizenship Game made it glaring that there is a major gap in our children’s education.

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