visual processing

LearningRx Reviews Magic Block Game (a.k.a. LBYMYB Cube for Two People)

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: It may look similar to the face of a Rubik’s cube, but this two-person game is played on a flat surface and only requires you to be the first person to match the pattern shown on the scrambler. Brain Benefits: planning, working memory, attention, visual processing, strategy What I… read more

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 Outspell

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: This free online game is very similar to Scrabble with the advantage of playing against the computer. Brain Benefits: attention, visual processing, planning, strategy, auditory processing, sound blending, segmenting What I love:  I’m a huge word game fan and this game is no exception. Unlike Scrabble, which deals each… read more

LearningRx Reviews Lumeno

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: This free online game is similar to a bubble-popping challenge. Brain Benefits: attention, visual processing, planning, strategy, What I love:  This is a bright, colorful game has players dragging through like-colored dots to clear room on the board. Drag through boost to clear more dots or through a flower… read more

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 Arkadium’s Codeword

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: This free online game works right in your browser. No need to download an app! Brain Benefits: attention, visual processing, sound blending, segmenting, planning, processing speed What I love: Part crossword, part letter Soduko, this game challenges you to use every letter in the alphabet to complete words. Simply… read more

LearningRx Reviews Make Tens Game

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: Make Tens is a free Facebook game that challenges you to group dice together in an effort to total 10 on a line. Brain Benefits: attention, visual processing, math skills, strategy, planning What I love: Make Tens is like “Tetris meets math.” Think of it as block-dropping Sudoku that… 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