brain-teasersDesigned to be fun for the brain and exercise the neural pathways involved in distinguishing subtle differences in sound, this group of online brain training exercises works at training your brain on the basic fundamentals necessary for language, listening, and reading. Improvements in these types of activities have been associated with improvements in academic performance and reading. The brain is not a passive recipient of learning. In order to learn new information the brain must be able to focus on important cues and hold them in its short-term memory. The brain exercises in this category are designed to exercise the processes involved in attending to and remembering information.

thumb-wcWorking Circles
Round and round they go… but how many can you match up before time runs out? See if you can get par on this course!

thumb-wlrWord List Recall
Get your memory working so you can remember what it is you forgot. Make a mental shopping list as we challenge you to recall 15 words.

thumb-wwWord Wanderer
Travel the road less taken by spelling your path to mystical castles and treasures in the sky. Become Jack the word slayer!

thumb-fmcFarmer’s Memory Challenge
Fun down on the farm! Test your memory and best the farmer’s catalog as the pages turn faster and faster.

thumb-abc-gulpABC Gulp
All children need to learn their ABCs, and by learning to recognize and name each letter in the alphabet, children take their first steps into the world of written language.

thumb-dominoesSound Dominoes
Sound Dominoes is a phoneme matching game that builds short term memory and sound and word recognition ability.

thumb-dress-doggieDress the Doggie
Help Soupy get dressed! Soupy the Dog tells you what color to paint his clothes. If you color them correctly, you can select more clothes.

In the memory game, listen carefully and find the animal sounds. Click on the window to make the animal appear and hear its sound. Click on the other windows to find its match.

The flower turns white and makes sound. Click on the flowers in the same order they light up to tell Platy where to hop. If you do it right, all the flowers will turn green while Platy hops.

thumb-rapid-namingRapid Naming
How fast can you name an object, a color, a letter, or a number? Get your hand on the mouse, and get ready to start naming!

thumb-acorn-dropAcorn Drop
In this game your goal is to help a bird feed a mouse, in doing so players must employ their ability to successfully discriminate between two tones.

thumb-bear-wearBear Wear
Test your knowledge of speech sounds! The alphabetic principle, that each letter represents a sound, is a fundamental component of reading.

thumb-frog-jumpFrog Jump
In this game players must pair like sounds in order to help a frog reach her goal. The game trains both tonal discrimination and short term memory.

thumb-letter-popLetter Pop
Learn your alphabet and practice the names of each letter in Letter Pop! Click the ear to start. Then select the letter that you heard. Continue until you run out of letters!

thumb-monkey-juggleMonkey Juggle
Click on the banana that makes a sound different from the others. If you get it right, the banana turns into ice cream. If you get it wrong, the banana turns into broccoli.

Click on the sheep and listen to the sound it makes. Click on the other squares to find the sound that matches the sheep. Find the square that matches, move it on top of the sheep.

Press the button with Antoine’s picture to hear a musical tone. Remember that sound! After a moment the lights above Professor Antoine flash and you will hear a corresponding sound.

Whappit, an auditory matching game, uses processed auditory speech. Listen to what the Strongman says and try to ring the bell.