Apps

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 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 Kitty Scramble Game

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: Kitty Scramble is a free Facebook game that challenges you to unscramble words all related to a particular theme. Brain Benefits: attention, visual processing, auditory processing, planning What I love: This takes word scramble games to the next level. You have to find the words in a particular order,… read more

LearningRx Reviews Dicedom Game

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: Dicedom is a free Facebook game that challenges you to group three-of-a-kind numbers using math. Brain Benefits: attention, visual processing, math skills, strategy, planning What I love: The game provides you with a grid of numbers (typically—but not limited to—1 through 6). Your goal is to group them into… read more

LearningRx Reviews Word Wipe Game

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: Word Wipe is an online game that has you join letters to form words. Brain Benefits: attention, visual processing, processing speed, auditory processing, strategy, planning What I love: I was surprised to find that I enjoyed the time pressure on this. It reminds me of Boggle in that the… read more

LearningRx Reviews Tangle Master 3D App

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: This brain game requires you to untangle multiple pieces of tangled rope by moving the end pieces in a sequential pattern. The free game is available as an app for smartphones and iPads. Brain Benefits: attention, planning, visual processing, logic & reasoning, memory What I love: I enjoy untangling… read more

LearningRx Reviews Number Crush App

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: This puzzle game challenges you to group similar adjacent numbers (a minimum of three of the same number, although more is better!) to “crush” them and cause them to disappear, forcing new numbers to drop into the grid. Brain Benefits: attention, planning, visual processing, logic & reasoning What I… 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 4 Pics 1 Word Game

Reviewed by Wendy  What it is: This free game on Facebook challenges you to look at four images and choose one word that represents all of them. For example, picture of candy, a cute baby and a puppy represent “cute.” Brain Benefits: attention, logic and reasoning, visual processing What I love: I like that the… read more

LearningRx Reviews Fast List — Categories Game

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: This free app challenges you to list common items under a themed list to earn points. Brain Benefits: attention, logic and reasoning, memory, processing speed What I love: I used to love the game show “Family Feud” so this game really resonates with me. It’s pretty easy to understand.… read more