If you go down to the woods today, you’re sure of a maths surprise

It was snowing leaves in the park earlier today; great flurries of reds, golds, yellows and greens, as the first winds of autumn started to bite and one of our most magical seasons got well and truly underway. Best whisper it, but leaves are great at adding a bit of autumnal fun to maths too. …

An unexpected benefit: BrainBox games for autism and dyslexia

Don’t you love an unexpected benefit? You know, when a decision or a course of action has positive consequences that you didn’t intend or foresee. Like when you give in to the incessant requests of your children and buy a cat, only to discover that you no longer have to worry about birds eating your …

Types of Learning Styles: An Overview

Our friends at www.brightminds.co.uk share their insights on how our children learn, with a great little learning styles quiz you can complete with your child. Enjoy! For years now, psychologists have agreed that there are distinct ways that children and adults prefer to learn. A learning style refers to a person’s unique approach to learning. …

“I’m not naughty – I’m autistic”

How can you tell the difference between a naughty child and a child with an Autistic Spectrum Condition? What kind of things upset a child with autism? How should other children interact with children on the spectrum? It’s Autism Awareness Month, and we’ve been busy showcasing our games at the ‘Anna Kennedy Online’ Autism Expo. …