Apr 4, 2022
Research shows newer style board games, such as Euro-style games – also called Eurogames – can be used as a tool to strengthen family relationships and expose children to life skills that enable them to have success at home, school and – eventually – the workplace. K-State Research and Extension family life and resource management agent for Sedgwick County, Liz Brunscheen-Cartagena, is familiar with Eurogames and has written two publications on the benefits of playing board games.
Sound Living is a weekly public affairs program addressing issues related to families and consumers. It is hosted by Jeff Wichman. Each episode shares the expertise of K-State specialists in fields such as child nutrition, food safety, adult development and aging, youth development, family resource management, physical fitness and more.
Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to firstname.lastname@example.org.
K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.