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LearningRx Reviews Facebook’s Hexa 7

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: This free online game from Facebook doesn’t require you to get an app or download anything. Brain Benefits: attention, visual processing, planning, strategy What I love: This visual process game requires you to plan and strategize in order to choose the best position for each new colorful hexagon or… read more

LearningRx Reviews The World Encyclopedia of Tanks

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: This hardcover book features more than 400 vehicles with detailed specifications and 1,200 photographs of over 400 tanks and armored fighting vehicles. Brain Benefits: attention, visual processing, sound blending, segmenting, memory What I love: Of all the gadgets, gizmos and games we purchased for our 13-year-old son this Christmas,… read more

LearningRx Reviews Riveted

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: Riveted by Simon Teen is an online community for free young adult fiction. Brain Benefits: attention, visual processing, auditory processing What I love: It’s easy to find free books for children, but with concerns about the in-person experience at our local libraries, I wanted to find some free books… read more

LearningRx Reviews Reader’s Digest Brain Games Page

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: Reader’s Digest has a new brain games page Brain Benefits: attention, memory, visual processing, logic & reasoning What I love: If you’re like me and love brain games, it’s always exciting to find a new website or page with variety! So many of the game apps only offer one… read more

LearningRx Reviews Crash Course Videos

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: Crash Course is a collection of free high-quality educational videos Brain Benefits: attention, visual and auditory processing, logic & reasoning What I love: My daughter (almost 15) turned me onto these animated videos that give quick summaries on a variety of topics from history and science to psychology and… read more

LearningRx Reviews Tynker Coding Website

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: Tynker is a learn-to-code website that was named the No. 1 coding platform for kids. The site uses visual code blocks that represent real programming concepts (like “walk” and “jump” and “start”). Brain Benefits: attention, visual processing, sound manipulation, memory, logic & reasoning, auditory processing, math skills What I… read more

LearningRx Alpharetta and Atlanta-Buckhead, GA Reviews Broken Brain Podcast

Reviewed by: Susie with LearningRx Alpharetta and Atlanta-Buckhead, GA What it is:  The Broken Brain Podcast is an extension of the conversations that Dr. Mark Hyman, a functional medicine practitioner, started during the Broken Brain Docuseries:  https://brokenbrain.com/trailer/ .  This series addresses the root causes of a terrifying and growing epidemic that ranges from ADHD, autism,… read more

Signing Time DVD Series

LearningRx Reviews Signing Time DVDs Reviewed by Wendy What it is: The Signing Time video series teaches children of all ages and abilities (even babies!) to communicate using American Sign Language through original songs, music, videos and animation. It’s an incredibly effective way to increase communication in babies and toddler and cut down on tantrums. Brain… read more

Funology

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: Funology is a website that offers offline activities, such as crafts, science experiments, magic, games, recipes, jokes, riddles, trivia and more. Brain Benefits: visual processing, attention, logic & reasoning, planning, hand-eye coordination What I love: Anything that gets our kids off technology gets a thumbs up. If it also encourages them to… read more