Cooperative games eliminates stress, builds self-esteem, and teach kids that playing together can be fun.
Players need to work together to find solutions to group/individual challenges. Cooperation games put an emphasis on team building, communication and trust. Tactical problems relating to cooperation games include communication, cooperation, teamwork, trust, and problem solving.
Cooperative games are great to help children learn to interact with others positively. It removes the competitive element (as there is no winner or loser) which means the focus can be on learning to play fairly and respectfully, learn the etiquette of playing games, taking turns, coping with disappointment and success appropriately. There are opportunities to model these behaviours, and for practice of these learned behaviours.