Games & Skillbuilders

6 Surprising Benefits of Video Games for Kids

Video games: We hear a lot about the downsides, but there can be benefits for kids, too. Here are si…

5 Social-Emotional Learning Games to Play With Your Child

Social-emotional learning activities can help kids learn to manage emotions and get along with other…

8 Video Games to Help Kids Practice Motor Skills

Looking for fun ways to help your child build motor skills? You may want to try video games that inc…

5 Video Games to Help Tweens and Teens Boost Reasoning Skills

Research shows there are benefits to playing video games. Here's a look at some of the best games to…

7 Board Games to Help Younger Kids Build Math Skills

These math board games give kids fun ways to practice counting, addition, subtraction, sequencing an…

8 Fun Games That Can Improve Your Child’s Executive Functioning Skills

These board games are so fun, your child may not even notice that they're helping her develop her ex…

What My Son With ADHD Taught Me About Minecraft and Executive Functioning

What executive functioning skills do kids use when playing Minecraft? Technology expert Jamie Martin…

How to Choose Video Games and Apps for Your Child

How can you make sure the apps and video games your child uses are both educational and fun? Here's …

Cabin Fever: 9 Indoor Activities for Hyperactive Kids

Are your children bored, bickering and bouncing off the walls? Here are nine fun indoor activities t…

8 Great Board Games to Help Preschoolers Build Different Skills

Tired of playing the same old board games with your preschool child? Try some of these great games t…

7 Great Board Games to Help Grade-Schoolers Build Different Skills

These board games can help your grade school child build math, reading, fine motor and social skills…

6 Great Board Games to Boost Critical Thinking in Teens and Tweens

Searching for ways to boost your teen's or tween's critical-thinking skills? Here are some of the be…

How Games Can Help Kids Get Better at Math

Playing math games can help kids who struggle with math. Read about the benefits of math games and g…

5 Tips to Help Grade-Schoolers With Dyscalculia Learn Multiplication

Help your child learn multiplication with these fun games and activities. Get tips to help grade sch…

Pokémon GO: 7 Things to Know for Kids With ADHD

Can kids with ADHD play Pokémon GO safely? Assistive technology expert Jamie Martin writes about the…

8 Sensory-Friendly Indoor Games and Activities

Try these fun sensory-friendly activities and sensory games to help kids with sensory processing iss…

7 Math Tools for Grade-Schoolers You Can Find at Home

Help your child build math skills with these common household items. Here are 7 fun and DIY math too…