Games

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

Sushi Go!

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: (From the manufacturer) Pass the sushi! In this fast-playing card game, the goal is to grab the best combination of sushi dishes as they whiz by. Score points for making the most maki rolls or for collecting a full set of sashimi. Dip your favorite nigiri in wasabi to… read more