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!