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LearningRx Reviews Guesstures Game

Guesstures LearningRx Review

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: Similar to charades, this game uses four cards (at a time) with words that must be acted out for your teammates to guess. Cards come with three options: an easier word for one point; a medium difficulty word for two points; and a hard word for three points. Brain Benefits:… read more

LearningRx Shreveport Reviews Quoridor Game

Shreveport LearningRx Review

Reviewed by Chas with LearningRx Shreveport, LA What it is: A strategy game for 2-4 players, where each player’s goal is to advance their peg to the opposite side of the playing board. However, each player has a set number of walls that can be placed during each player’s turn, instead of moving their peg. Soon, your path… read more

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 Shreveport Reviews Rush Hour Game

Rush Hour LearningRx Review

Reviewed by Katelyn from LearningRx Shreveport What it is: Rush Hour is a fun learning game for anyone ages 8 and up (there is also a Junior version for ages 5 and up, but I didn’t review that one). The game consists of a small, plastic grid-like game board that has a movable tray with a… 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 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 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

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

Fat Brain Toys

What it is: Fat Brain Toys website dedicated to selling quality toys that educate and entertain. Brain Benefits: This online store offers toys to help with a variety of special needs. There’s an entire section called Special Needs Resource Center that offers categories of toys based on the feedback from customers whose children with special… read more