Mini-Guide: Bacon Escape

Bacon Escape is a cute take on the endless runner genre. The player controls a farm animal as he escapes from prison in a railroad cart. The player moves the animal […]

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Mini-Guide: Splashy Dots

Splashy Dots is an easy-to-use, connect-the-dots puzzle game. Each level presents the player with a set of colorful “puddles” of paint. The player must then connect the first dot with […]

New Apps That Improve Skills in Children with ADHD

ADHD presents a multitude of symptoms and strengths, giving each individual child affected by ADHD different characteristics. Experts estimate that there are as many as 250,000 possible varieties of ADHD […]

Mini-Guide: Age of Solitaire

Age of Solitaire is solitaire with a dash of village-building. The player engages in a regular game of solitaire, each successful move earning them points. At the end of a game, […]

Thinking Skills: Working Memory

Overview Classroom Digital Media Alternative Learners Overview The following definition is derived directly from the Working Memory executive function. This Thinking Skill focuses on memory-in-action — the ability to remember [...]

What’s So Great About SNES Classic Mini?

One of the big hits of 2016’s holiday season was the NES Classic Mini, a miniature throwback version of the original Nintendo Entertainment System game console that made Mario, Luigi, […]

Can video games improve processing speed?

In part one of this two-part series, LW4K founder and president Dr. Randy Kulman discusses some of the research that has found video games to be an effective part of […]

What’s the Science Behind Fidget Spinners?

Fidget spinners seem to have appeared magically in the hands of virtually every kid in the U.S. over the past two months. But where did they come from and why […]


Flexibility Activities Video games by their very nature demand cognitive flexibility. Your child gets the most out of the flexibility practice they get by using apps and games when you [...]