Entries by Erick Sanchez Ramirez

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Fun to Play

Is it easier to get children to practice their times tables or get better at playing a video game? Silly question, right? But why do kids like playing video games? They are designed to allow players to gain mastery through practice in a fun environment. When you practice times tables, it feels bad to get them wrong. In a game, you are just playing… even when building skills.

Top Take Home Activities for Occupational Therapists

As an occupational therapist, you understand how difficult it can be to train attention and focus in children when you are unable to see them every day or multiple times a week. When you send your patients home, you need to be confident that they are practicing recommended therapies at home. As you know, practicing these activities is like practicing a sport, or practicing the piano. 

Ways to Increase Attention in Kids

Ways to increase atten… wait what? 

Whether your child is in first grade or seventh grade, the importance of attention remains the same. Lack of attention can make learning extremely difficult for everyone, especially children. As children continue to navigate new learning environments, whether at home or in-person, it’s important to help them improve their attention in any way you can.

At BrainLeap, we believe in the ability to naturally increase your child’s attention. Because of this, we’re providing a list of a few things you can start doing to help your child focus.