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What PhDs are saying about Story Time Chess

Don't take our word for it! Check out what PhDs are saying about Story Time Chess! "Story Time Chess is an excellent supplemental education tool covering not only the basics of chess but also supporting the development of execution function, and 21st century...

Why Executive Function Matters

Why Executive Function Matters

Have you ever picked up your phone, fully intending to check the weather for an upcoming trip, but instead lost twenty minutes scrolling through social media? Most psychologists would tell you that situations like this are caused by lapses in a crucial cognitive skill...

Story Time Chess on The Today Show!

Story Time Chess has hit the morning show jackpot! This week we were featured on The Today Show as one of six recommended holiday gifts by Parents Magazine Editor-In-Chief! Out of the 50 toys chosen for Parents Magazines' Best Toys of 2021, Story Time Chess was one of...

Winning and Losing with Story Time Chess!

We believe that friendly competition has enormous benefits for kids, especially in early childhood. But you don't have to take our word for it! Here are two parents who love the way Story Time Chess has helped their child navigate winning and losing like a champ.

Scared your child is a sore loser?

Scared your child is a sore loser?

By Nathaniel Basch-GouldCreative Lead | Product ManagerStory Time Chess One of the most common questions I received from parents when I was an early childhood chess tutor was: “Should I let my child win?” Even after six years on the job, I still sometimes found it...

Answered: Your Most Burning Questions About Kids’ Screen Time

Answered: Your Most Burning Questions About Kids’ Screen Time

As parents ourselves, we at Story Time Chess know it can be a massive challenge to manage kids’ screen time, especially in early childhood. Household needs, remote work, chores, meal prep, long trips, and more; there are lots of situations when our time is stretched...

7 Reasons Why Story Time Chess is the Ideal August Activity

7 Reasons Why Story Time Chess is the Ideal August Activity

Ah, the lazy days of summer. Whether you're lying on the beach, floating in the pool, or cuddling up beside that central air, I think we can all agree that these sweet summer months just can't be beaten! But many parents may be feeling that pesky summer slump! The...

7 tips to get the most out of Story Time Chess

7 tips to get the most out of Story Time Chess

The best way to introduce a young child to chess is to start with Chapter One of the Story Time Chess storybook. If your young chess player is three or four years old, it's always best to start slow! Most families find the most success by reading 1-2 new stories per...

The 8 Unexpected Benefits of Story Time Chess

The 8 Unexpected Benefits of Story Time Chess

Hey, parents! We know everyone is looking for the best bang for their buck when it comes to the activities we choose for our families! But did you know that playing Story Time Chess can lead to a plethora of unexpected benefits? Check out the 8 surprising benefits of...