70 Play Activities For Better Thinking, Self-Regulation, Learning and Behavior is HERE!
Written for teachers, educators, and clinicians whose work involves playing, talking or teaching children who would benefit from better executive function and social-emotional learning skills, 70 Play Activities incorporates over 100 research studies into printable worksheets, handouts, and guided scripts with step-by-step directions, to empower children to learn and behave better.
“I am a clinician doing therapy with young kids and this book is awesome! It has lots of very specific activities to do and does a great job of explaining how to do the activities in various settings. Wonderful book!”
“A playful way to strengthen executive function skills. Includes an excellent summary of brain research, executive function skills, and the critical role of physical activity. Favorite activities from the book include Flashlight, Picture This, and Freeze Dance.”
Packed with worksheets, handouts, and guided scripts with step-by-step directions, this definitive resource will put you to the top of your play game. With over 70 activities designed to improve thinking, self-regulation, learning and behavior, your tool kit will be full and your creative brain will be inspired to craft your own meaningful exercises. Play now, Play later…with 70 Play Activities for better brain functioning and learning.
“With 70 Play Activities we aim to improve the trajectory of children’s learning by integrating the newest neuroscience with activities children love!”
This definitive resource in cognitive-exercise and executive function direct instruction integrates the newest science on movement, cognition and play. With over 70 activities designed to improve thinking, self-regulation, learning and behavior, your tool-kit will be full and your creative brain will be inspired to craft your own meaningful exercises.
Perfect for the classroom, clinic or home!
Based on years of clinical experience and educational work, Harvard-trained psychologist, Lynne Kenney, PsyD, and school psychologist, Rebecca Comizio, MA, MA-Ed, NCSP have created fun, imaginative, and brain-based activities, strategies and exercises for children and adolescents to develop attention, planning, executive function and mood management skills.
Executive Function Direct Instruction
- Sort it Out
- What’s In It For Me?
- I Can See Clearly Now
- Picture This – I’m Organized!
- The Love Notes
- Musical Thinking Compositions
- How We Encode and Retrieve Information
- Rhythm Ball
- Big Ben
- The Rocking V
- Who’s Jelly Beans Am I Holding?
- I’ll Give This 10
- Pentatonic Piano
- Be The Tree
Social Interaction Games
- Baseball Share and Tell
- Middle C Ohm
- Periwinkle and Pace
- Mary and Her Me, Me Me’s
- Joey and the Cognitive Conversation