Image by Susan Q Yin




Processing Speed:

  • Blink                       *Qwirkle

  • Blurt                        *Spot It


  • Uno                         *Concentration

  • Crazy Eights            *Go Fish

Strategy/Problem Solving/Reasoning:

  • Chess                       *Blokus

  • Battleship                 *Guess Who

  • Mastermind              *Othello

  • Jenga                       *Set

  • Tangrams                  *Quarto

  • What's My Rule?      *Metaforms

Social Cognition:

  • Moods

  • Emotion Charades

  • In general, board games help children learn important social skills such as waiting, turn taking, sharing, how to cope with losing, making conversation, problem solving, compromising, collaborating and being flexible.

Image by Trent Erwin






  • (audiobooks)

  • Mavis Beacon Keyboarding Kidz











Pages of Book


  • The Gift of Dyslexia by Ronald D. Davis

  • Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol S. Dweck Ph.D.

  • Smart But Scattered by Peg Dawson Ed.D. and Richard Guare Ph.D.

  • Parenting the Strong Willed Child by Rex Forehand Ph.D. and Nicholas Long Ph.D.

  • Creative Schools by Sir Ken Robinson Ph.D.

  • David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell

  • The Dyslexic Advantage by Brock L. Eide MD. MA. and Fernette F. Eide MD

  • Right Brained Children in a Left Brained World by Jeffery Freed M.A.T. and Laurie Parsons

  • The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan By Ben Foss

  • Thinking Differently By David Flink

  • Parenting a Struggling Reader by Susan L. Hall and Louisa C. Moats Ed. D.

  • Proust and the Squid by Maryanne Wolf Ph.D.