Play Attention improves the cognitive skills that lay the foundation for strong Executive Functioning, but many of our clients would like to know other activities they can do outside of their Play Attention sessions to improve cognitive skills even more. In the coming weeks, we'll be giving specific examples of such activities divided into age category. This week, we're going to talk about school-age children:
Activity 1 for School-Age children: Guessing Games
Areas developed: Working Memory
Any family who has ever taken a road trip together with kids in the car has probably played a variation of the "I Spy" game, wherein the "Spy" calls out a single characteristic of an object they can see. The other participants have to then try and identify what that object is based on that very limited description.
"I spy something green!", one child...