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Scientists often cite the first ten years of a child's life as the "window of opportunity."
Everything at this time is critical to improving the "wiring" of a person's brain.

These are the ages when the brain can form the most neural networks.

No surprise, reading benefits children's intelligence, but shockingly, so do video games and sports.

Most of these activities benefit adults too; you're never too old to learn a second language with your kids and eat a hearty breakfast.Scientists often cite the first ten years of a child's life as the "window of opportunity."
Everything at this time is critical to improving the "wiring" of a person's brain.

These are the ages when the brain can form the most neural networks.

No surprise, reading benefits children's intelligence, but shockingly, so do video games and sports.

Most of these activities benefit adults too; you're never too old to learn a second language with your kids and eat a hearty breakfast.

  1. Engage in music-making
  2. Eat a good breakfast
  3. Play Video Games
  4. Limit television time
  5. Unstructured play time should be mandatory
  6. 20 minutes of exercise helps kids too
  7. Reading with your kids
  8. Put kids to bed early
  9. Praise good effort, not intelligence
  10. Learn a second language

Resource: https://www.businessinsider.com/make-kids-smarter-2011-10#you-should-also-limit-candy-intake-11

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