Chess is a great game for kids to learn for many reasons, including improved concentration, problem solving ability, imagination, memory and self-motivation- all of which improve performance in school. Even as young as 4 and 5, kids can begin to learn and enjoy chess.

Here’s a great site that teaches chess to kids in a fun way, from the very basics, to more involved strategy.  Even if you don’t play chess, with this site you can learn along with your kids, and spend some quality time playing this challenging, rewarding game!