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Online games for children 319 Though there is a widespread belief that online games provide negative influences on growing children many psychologists and child experts believe that many are beneficial. Even the ones that have violence or fighting are in fact responsible for making a child smart and teach them high level skills that they may need in the future. But parents need to keep in mind that anything in moderation is fine but anything that goes beyond moderation is harmful for the child. Online games provide a good exercise to the child's brain by allowing them to solve problems, enhance their logical skills, enable them to follow instructions, hand-eye coordination, increase their math skills spatial abilities. Other than these they imbibe child resource management, logistics, multi tasking and fast thinking. Many of these games have been developed with characters that perform multiple movements at the same time. The child by focussing on such games can control his character, co-ordinate his senses, enable to analyze situations fast and take fast decisions. These help the child to develop better memory, strategy making, better reading and solving problem skills. By being exposed to these games a child learns to value teamwork, cooperation and sharing with his fellow players. Games are also designed to teach the child the value of natural resources such as water, air and soil, ways to save energy that makes them socially conscious and spread awareness on subjects that need to be imbibed into each and every soul. Online games are instruments that introduce a child to technologies that are complex in nature like the internet and their applications. By being familiar with these high-tech gadgets a child is better equipped when he/she steps out into the world. By playing games together with other children, friends, or relatives, allows a bonding to develop between the child and his playmates. Games make learning fun, release stress and also serve as an outlet to aggression.

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