If you want to know in what way Rubik’s cube can help you in your child’s education, then you have to read more about this in the following lines. It is a sure thing that parents want everything that is the best for their child’s education since this will affect a lot the future of their child. In the early days of being born into this world, kids are in a constant process of learning, of assimilating things around them as they reveal to them in various forms and colors. When you are involved in the process of education, your child will start activating their hidden talents and in this way opening their path to a successful future.
It is very important for you, as a parent, to reach the mind of your child in a constructive way allowing them to have access to a world of novelties, of discoveries that incite their curiosity at maximum. Yes, books can be a perfect ‘tool’ to achieve this objective, but many times these books end up being too boring for them. As a result, you will find books resting on the shelves never meant to be read again.
On the other hand, if you present them with an interesting toy, then it is a completely different story. They will get more excited by this new ‘tool’ that will not only draw them into thinking but rather into analyzing the infinite possibilities that this toy presents to their curiosity. One such toy is Rubik’s cube. Let’s take a closer look at this new curiosity.
This ‘toy’ is not that new anymore, since it has been created in 1974 by Erno Rubik as a device to help students into understanding 3D geometry. At that time, he had no idea that this device will turn into an intriguing best-selling toy of the 20th and 21st centuries. Rubik’s cube has been sold in more than 35 million pieces and the number increases with new generations of kids coming and discovering it.
This cube is presented with different colored sides and when you purchase it, all these colors appear randomly mixed on each side of the cube requiring you to arrange the colors on each side of the cube surfaces. It comes as a game of logic and algorithm with 43,252,003,275,489,858,000 possible scenarios, but yet a single solution needs to be found for these scenarios. How can your kid benefit from Rubik’s cube?
* It teaches your kid patience because solving the cube facets may take one person weeks, or months to reach an end, and maybe not even then. There has been a contest around the world with participants trying to solve the cube as fastest as possible, and it took Yu Nakajima (Japan) 8.75 seconds to complete this puzzle!
* Other benefits are discipline and logical reasoning, features that your kid will get when being involved in solving Rubik’s cube.