Games

LearningRx Reviews Trivial Pursuit Family Edition Board Game

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: This traditional trivia game pits kids against adults with two separate sets of cards. Players move around the board collecting different colored pieces of “pie” to fill their game piece before their opponents. Brain Benefits: attention, logic & reasoning, memory What I love: I grew up playing Trivial Pursuit… 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

LearningRx Reviews Rubik’s Race Game

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: Similar to the Rubik’s Cube, this two-player game allows players to compete head to head to be the first to match the pattern on their side to what’s on the scrambler. Brain Benefits: attention, logic & reasoning, strategy, planning, visual processing, processing speed What I love: I grew up… read more

LearningRx Reviews Catch Phrase Game

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: This electronic version of the TV show has players giving clues to their teammates to help them guess the word or phrase on the screen. The first team to reach 7 points wins. Brain Benefits: attention, logic & reasoning, auditory processing, memory, processing speed What I love: This is… read more

LearningRx Reviews the GameHouse Website

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: GameHouse is a website offering tons of free games that don’t require you to download anything. Brain Benefits: word attack, sound blending, attention, sound analysis, visual processing, sound manipulation, memory, segmenting and auditory processing What I love: If you’ve read any of my previous reviews, you know I love… read more

LearningRx Reviews That’s It! Game

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: This family-friendly card game is very easy to play and really fun! The box has 200 cards, 12 tokes and the rules (which are simple). Brain Benefits: attention, auditory processing, logic & reasoning, processing speed What I love: My husband and I played this a couple weeks ago with… read more

LearningRx Shreveport Reviews Connect 4!

What It Is: Connect 4 is like a new take on the classic game Tic-Tac-Toe, except that your aim is to get four in a row instead of three. The appearance of the game is a bright blue table top stand and equally colorful red and yellow discs. It is a two player game and… read more

LearningRx Shreveport Reviews Equilibrio Board Game

Reviewed by Joan with LearningRx Shreveport, LA What it is: Equilibrio is a fun, educational game of balance for one or more players ages 5-99! Brain Benefits: Use your visual and fine motor skills by following the patterns to complete architectural designs. Equilibrio strengthens spatial analysis and encourages creativity. What I Love: The blocks are… read more

LearningRx Reviews AARP Games

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: Who new AARP – the American Association of Retired Persons has a section of games on its website? If you like fun brain-building games like Mahjongg, Solitaire, Backgammon, crosswords and sudoku, this site is a goldmine! Brain Benefits: memory, auditory and visual processing, logic & reasoning, attention, processing speed What… read more

Tabletopics

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: TABLETOPICS are boxed sets of cards to get conversations started. They have countless versions: for families, for dinner parties, to go, Girls Night Out, Couples, Not Your Moms Dinner Party, Teens and more. One side has a question, such as “What’s your ideal vacation spot?” and the other side has an… read more