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Chowka Bara 5 & 7 Mats Combo

Chowka Bara 5 & 7 Mats Combo

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How to play

Skills

Playing Chowka Bara offers a rich blend of skill-building opportunities for children. Here are some of the key skills and capabilities that can be developed:

Cognitive Skills:

  1. Strategic Thinking: Deciding which pawn to move and when to form a "gatti" requires planning and foresight.
  2. Problem-Solving: Navigating through opponent pawns and avoiding being "taken out" involves quick thinking and problem-solving.
  3. Mathematical Skills: Counting the number of blocks to move and understanding the values of the kavade set (cowrie shells) helps improve basic arithmetic skills.

Social Skills:

  1. Teamwork: When played in teams, children learn the importance of collaboration and working towards a common goal.
  2. Sportsmanship: Learning to win graciously and lose with dignity are valuable life lessons.
  3. Turn-Taking: Waiting for one's turn and respecting the game's flow teaches patience and the importance of fairness.

Emotional Skills:

  1. Emotional Regulation: Managing frustration when things don't go as planned and controlling excitement when winning helps in emotional maturity.
  2. Empathy: Understanding the opponent's strategy and predicting their moves can foster empathy and perspective-taking.

Cultural Awareness:

  1. Cultural Appreciation: Being a traditional Indian game, it also instills a sense of cultural heritage and tradition.

Fine Motor Skills:

  1. Hand-Eye Coordination: Rolling the kavade set and moving the pawns helps in developing fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination.

Chowka Bara is not just a game but a comprehensive skill-building activity that offers a balanced mix of cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development opportunities for children.

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