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LearningRx Reviews Word Swipe

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: This free online Facebook game/puzzle doesn’t require any download or log-in. Brain Benefits: strategy, planning, attention, visual processing, sound blending, segmenting What I love: This game is similar to a word search puzzle, except that as you find the correct words under the given theme, the letter blocks shift… read more

LearningRx Reviews Guess in 10

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: Similar to 20 questions but with 10 instead, this strategy card game can be played by anyone over age 6. (There are 10 themed games, which are sold separately. Version like “Cities Around the World” and “Legendary Landmarks” are for ages 8 and up.) Brain Benefits: strategy, working memory,… read more

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 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 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 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