Help Your Children Understand Non-Fiction Books

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Reading non-fiction books is a completely different experience than reading a story.  Often when children learn to read, they have had much less experience with non-fiction books.  While many children find these books interesting, they can also find them confusing.  Children may not fully comprehend all the information the book has to offer since it … Continue reading Help Your Children Understand Non-Fiction Books

A Brain Game to Improve Your Child’s Working Memory, Attention and Visual Processing Skills

Check out this game for developing working memory, sustained attention, and visual memory skills, plus more!

I was on Amazon recently looking at games to help my sons with their visual processing skills and ended up down a rabbit trail as I often do.  And I stumbled upon a 'brain game', developed by a developmental optometrist, that said it would help improve visual processing, sequential processing, pattern recognition, working memory, and … Continue reading A Brain Game to Improve Your Child’s Working Memory, Attention and Visual Processing Skills

12 Gift Ideas for Children to Build Language and Listening Skills

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Does your child or a child you love struggle with language or auditory processing skills? Our language skills are important to express what we feel, what we would like to happen, and to describe situations.  They involve understanding the meaning of words, how they are associated with each other and how to put them together … Continue reading 12 Gift Ideas for Children to Build Language and Listening Skills

14 Gift Ideas for Children with Visual Processing Difficulties

Visual processing games Qwirkle, Set, Blink, Spot It

Does your child or a child you love struggle with visual processing skills?  These are skills that our brain uses to make sense of what we see around us.  They are critical to learning in all areas of life, but are particularly important to learning math, reading, and writing.  There are some fun ways to … Continue reading 14 Gift Ideas for Children with Visual Processing Difficulties