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Inside Highlights September 2018

BrainPlay: The Place Where Imagination Reigns!

Highlights 4Cs

Curious, Creative, Caring, and Confident™
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Curious
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Show your child BrainPlay and watch him power up his mind.
Inside Highlights September 2018:Brainplay
Question for parents:

Kids play sports to have fun and stay physically fit. What can they do to keep their brains sharp and energized?

Answer: They can head straight to BrainPlay. Find it on page 39 of the September 2018 issue or download it here. You’ll recognize it when you see it: eleven carefully crafted, open-ended prompts designed challenge young readers, stimulate the imagination, and let creativity thrive.

And here’s the thing: because BrainPlay is not a test, not a measure of thinking skills, and not something kids can prep for, they are free to answer BrainPlay questions any way they’d like.

True, some topics are more challenging than others. For example, you might need some science under your belt to answer “What would life be like without gravity?” And you probably should have survived a spelling quiz or two to respond to “If you could invent a new way to give a test, how would it work?”

But BrainPlay also offers lots of questions for younger readers. Almost anyone can tackle these: “What pasta shape is your favorite?” and “What’s the kindest thing you’ve seen someone do today?”

OK, so that’s four down, seven to go.

Now give your kid a chance!

How many books do you currently have in your house? Include books on tape, audio books, and eBooks, as well as all hard and soft cover books that you own or have borrowed. Select one answer below.

Parents Talk Back
How many books do you currently have in your house? Include books on tape, audio books, and eBooks, as well as all hard and soft cover books that you own or have borrowed. Select one answer below.
1 to 10
4% (3 votes)
10 to 20
4% (3 votes)
20 to 50
8% (6 votes)
50 to 100
15% (11 votes)
More than 100
69% (51 votes)
Total votes: 74