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Learning Social Skills Through Games
Stationery

Teaching your child to make friends… with games!

For many kids, socialising can be one of the hardest things to do. Some just can’t get social cues, while others may get emotional easily. One solution to help them develop good social skills? Consider games, in all their myriad forms (video and tabletop).

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Local Library
Swords

The Value of Literal Space

It can sometimes be difficult to get a place to play Dungeons & Dragons. DM Joss discusses the difficulties of finding good spaces to play in, and how she has come to appreciate places that do support such activities.

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Board games for learning
Stationery

How tabletop games help your child to learn better

There are many ways to make the learning process enjoyable, not least of which is the use of games to teach concepts. How can tabletop games like board games and role-playing games help your child to learn better? Read on to find out!

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KOBOLD Guide to Worldbuilding
Roll For Insight

Roll For Insight—Review: KOBOLD Guide to Worldbuilding

The KOBOLD Guide to Worldbuilding is a guidebook with plenty of advice from established game designers and authors, to help budding designers create new worlds. How useful is it as a resource book, and is it inspiring enough to work as an educational resource? Let’s find out!

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Swords & Stationery @ One Pemimpin
Stationery

Swords & Stationery: is it a tuition service?

I frequently get asked whether or not Swords & Stationery is a tuition service. It… kind of is, and isn’t. Actually, to be specific, it’s “educational therapy”, or “specialist tuition”. But exactly what is it that I do that makes S&S different from other educational services out there?

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5 awesome board games for kids
Swords

5 Awesome Board Games For Kids (And The Whole Family!)

The March holidays are nearing, and you can bet the kids will be looking for something to do. What better way to spend quality time and build trust with your child, than to do so over a nice cup of tea and a solid board game? Swords & Stationery has carefully curated a list of 5 awesome board games for kids (and the whole family), along with links to buy them! Happy gaming!

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Quill: A Letter-Writing Role-Playing Game
Roll For Insight

Roll For Insight—(Classroom) Review of Quill: A Letter-Writing RPG

I’ve played a lot of games, but from time to time, there will be a game that really surprises me. Quill: A Letter-Writing Role-Playing Game is one such game. It’s fun, but more importantly, it is an amazing tool for academic writing purposes, perfect for weaker writers and students with dyslexia.

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Dice Vortex by Joss Hevel
Swords

Ladies Bonding Through D&D

I lived in Mississippi for about seven years before I found my circle of nerds – a group of 25ish-35ish males who play D&D. And that’s how it would have stayed, except it didn’t. The lie I told myself for years – that I just didn’t have female friends . . . that I just fit in better with guys – was about to be shattered.

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