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LearningRx Charlottesville Reviews Chickapig Game

Chickapig LearningRx Charlottesville

Reviewed by LearningRx Charlottesville What it is: This engaging table-top board game is easy to learn but will challenge thinkers of any age! Players compete to be the first to direct their chicken-pig hybrids across a board through their goal while impeding opponents’ chickapigs and avoiding consequences from the pooping cow. Brain Benefits: Attention, logic & reasoning, working… read more

LearningRx Reviews Sugar Blast App

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: This fun and very colorful candy-gathering app might seem like a kid’s game, but it’s actually really fun for adults too! Brain Benefits: visual processing, logic & reasoning, attention What I love: The graphics on this game are really bright and colorful, which makes it appealing to any age.… read more

LearningRx Reviews Word Hookup App

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: This fun word-building app challenges you to connect letters with paths to make words—but you have to take a path that covers the entire board! Brain Benefits: visual processing, sound blending, segmenting, logic & reasoning, attention What I love: This game goes beyond the standard “rearrange the letters to… read more

LearningRx Reviews the Word Trip App

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: This fun app provides on-the-go fun for word lovers. Just stich together the letters to form words of varying lengths. Brain Benefits: logic & reasoning, visual processing, attention, sound blending, segmenting What I love: My daughter (14) is addicted to this game. One night she asked me to help… read more

LearningRx Reviews Sudoku.com App

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: The classic Japanese puzzle game is now available in the form of an app. Brain Benefits: logic & reasoning, visual processing, attention, processing speed What I love: I’ve always loved Sudoku because it’s surprisingly simplistic but also challenging. My dad used to mail me the Sudokus from his local… read more

LearningRx Reviews the Puzzle Fuzzle App

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: Part Picasso part MacGuyver, this app has you solve puzzles by disassembling pictures and reassembling the pieces to create the named object. Brain Benefits: logic & reasoning, visual processing, attention What I love: There are 324 levels to this game so you’re bound to hit some good challenges, but… read more

LearningRx Reviews the Exploratorium Website

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: Exploratorium is actually a public learning laboratory in San Francisco, but the website itself also helps kids, teens and adults explore the world through science, art and human perception. Brain Benefits: logic & reasoning, visual processing, working memory, auditory processing, attention What I love: The website has more than… read more

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