In her upcoming book, Play Activities For Better Thinking, Self-Regulation and Motor Skills in Children ages 3-12, pediatric psychologist Dr. Lynne Kenney integrates the newest neuroscience research with practical activities designed to enhance executive function, learning, behavior and self-regulation.
Now you can get a sneak preview of 15 of the neurocognitive activities as well as brain-based strategies in two LIVE 2 hr webcasts Tuesday April 8, 2014.
Practical research-based cognitive and motor activities to alert or calm the mind.
Live demonstrations of brain-based techniques you can use at home, in the office and in the classroom.
Apply the latest neurocognitive science to learning and behavior
- Easy to implement high-energy activities
- Activities you can do without any equipment at all
- Step-by step instructions provided in simple never before seen worksheets
- Strategies to help difficult children become more interested and invested in learning
- State-of the-art resources, books and links
What is neurocognition?
Why do we need to move to think?
How and why music improves learning
How to use a ball to alert or calm the brain
How to work smarter, not harder
How to activate the brain and calm the mind for better learning and behavior
How to enhance rhythm and timing for better memory, learning and behavior
Here are three activities to get you started.
1. What’s in the bag ~ Hide n Seek in a bag, what could be more delightful! Have child collect five objects they like, put them in bag one at a time, allow child to explore outside of bag with hands to determine what is inside.
2. Roll and release ~ Teach mood modulation with slow medium and fast seated ball rolling.
3. Let’s not do it ~ Consider an action that your child needs to reduce and practice not doing it. “Hold on, let’s not do it.” “What can we do instead?”
Hope to see you there!