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LearningRx Reviews 2 Photos, 1 Word

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: The object of this free Facebook game is to determine how the two photos combine to create one unique word. For example, a cup and a slice of cake would be “cupcake.” Brain Benefits: attention, visual processing, memory, sound blending, segmenting, logic & reasoning What I love: Although some… read more

LearningRx Reviews Wordplay Family Board Game

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: Players race against one another (no waiting your turn!) in this fast-paced word game. Brain Benefits: attention, sound blending, memory, segmenting, auditory processing, processing speed What I love: This game is very similar to Scattegories in that you are assigned a letter and need to list words that begin… 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 The 2020 Smart Mom’s Toy Box

LearningRx Shares 10 Award-Winning Toys and Games that Boost Brain Skills—all priced under $35!             For some of us, the pressures and stresses of the holidays guilt us into stockpiling useless gifts that often end up in the donation bin after gathering dust. But 2020 feels like the year for change, so why not start… read more

LearningRx Reviews Spellbound Game

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: The Washington Post hosts this free word game on its website. Brain Benefits: attention, visual processing, sound blending, segmenting, processing speed, memory What I love: When I was grade school, one of my favorite exercises in class was when the teacher would write a long word on the board… read more

LearningRx Reviews ProProfs Hangman Game

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: This free Hangman game is available online and offers a variety of subjects to choose from, including Life Stages, Teen Jobs, Teen Life 2, Colonial Life, Find the Secret Message and more. Brain Benefits: attention, sound blending, phonemic awareness, visual processing, logic What I love: I’ve always loved Hangman… read more

LearningRx Reviews Word Collect App

Word Collect Review

Word Collect App for iPhone and Android Review Reviewed by Wendy What it is: This free app offers word puzzle games that get progressively more difficult with each level. Just swipe to select letters in any director to form the hidden words based on how many letters you’re shown. Brain Benefits: Segmenting, logic & reasoning,… read more

LearningRx Reviews Word Hookup App

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: This fun word-building app challenges you to connect letters with paths to make words—but you have to take a path that covers the entire board! Brain Benefits: visual processing, sound blending, segmenting, logic & reasoning, attention What I love: This game goes beyond the standard “rearrange the letters to… read more

LearningRx Reviews the Word Trip App

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: This fun app provides on-the-go fun for word lovers. Just stich together the letters to form words of varying lengths. Brain Benefits: logic & reasoning, visual processing, attention, sound blending, segmenting What I love: My daughter (14) is addicted to this game. One night she asked me to help… read more

LearningRx Reviews Boggle for Reading Help

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: Part word search, part scrabble, Boggle is a fun, fast-paced game that has you scrambling to find more words than your opponent. Brain Benefits: attention, sound blending, segmenting, processing speed, auditory processing, visual processing What I love: Other than Scrabble, Boggle was my favorite game growing up. It’s a… read more