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Dr. Lynne Kenney integrates neuroscience + kinesiology + education to improve children’s learning with cognitive and physical activities designed to enhance children’s attention, memory, self-regulation, learning, and behavior.


We engage children as “Cognitive Scientists” to empower their active participation in learning.

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Bloom Your Room FREE Youth Service Project

November 8th, 2017|Comments Off on Bloom Your Room FREE Youth Service Project

You can help build social-emotional literacy through youth service.   Mentors in older grades help our garden grow by teaching younger peers what kindness is all about! With the help of this cheery kit, Big Buds [...]

The Thought Bubble Technique

November 7th, 2017|Comments Off on The Thought Bubble Technique

Thinking, speaking or acting impulsively without planning or thinking things out poses social challenges for children. We can help children better manage their impulsive thoughts, words, and actions by using a storytelling activity we call [...]

How Can a Cookie Help Children Relax?

October 16th, 2017|Comments Off on How Can a Cookie Help Children Relax?

The Cookie Breathing Game All children benefit from learning relaxation skills. One of the most commonly used and effective relaxation skills is deep breathing. Deep breathing (also known as diaphragmatic breathing) involves slow, deep breaths [...]

Having a Baby? A little something you may not know about me, could be a BIG help to you…

October 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Having a Baby? A little something you may not know about me, could be a BIG help to you…

While I have met most of you through our shared interests in developing Thinking, Self-Regulation, Learning, Behavior and Social-Emotional Skills in children, one thing I speak about in our LIVE trainings yet not enough in our [...]

Kindness is a Social Skill: Here’s One Way To Teach It

October 9th, 2017|Comments Off on Kindness is a Social Skill: Here’s One Way To Teach It

As a pediatric psychologist who develops research-based activities to help children improve their thinking, self-regulation, learning, behavior, and social-emotional competencies, I observe that the children with whom I work want to be connected, make friends, [...]

Coping with BIG Feelings – Teach Kids How to “Give This 10!”

September 14th, 2017|Comments Off on Coping with BIG Feelings – Teach Kids How to “Give This 10!”

As Wendy Young of Kidlutions says, there are many times in life when we have “BIG feelings”. How we cope with and manage those feelings affects how we learn, behave and get along with others. [...]