Memory Play

Memory Play is a series of activities that children are encouraged to practice during Right Brain Education classes. They comprise the following activities: Image Memory Space Memory Mandala Memory Photo Memory Object Memory Quantity Memory Linking Memory Peg Memory Memory Palace If you are familiar with memory methods and techniques, you may recognise some ofContinue reading “Memory Play”

Activity: Puzzle Play

In Right Brain Education, children are encouraged to play puzzles activities. These activities help to develop fine motor skills, logic and reasoning, and problem solving skills. The following are some examples of puzzles you can play with your child. Tangrams According to Slocum (2003), Chinese tangrams first existed during the Sung dynasty in the formContinue reading “Activity: Puzzle Play”

The Benefits of Solving Jigsaw Puzzles

Jigsaw puzzles is an activity that should form part of your home practice with your child. Completing a jigsaw puzzle works the brain in many ways: Visual perception – recognizing objects, patterns, and orientation of lines Constructional praxis – integrating visual and motor information to assemble pieces Mental rotation – mentally rotating piece’s orientation toContinue reading “The Benefits of Solving Jigsaw Puzzles”

The Silva Method

The Silva Method came to my attention during my research into Right Brain Education when Makoto Shichida referenced his work in one of his books. About the Silva Method The origins of the Silva Method are interesting and you should read the second chapter of The Silva Mind Control Method if you are interested. In a nutshell,Continue reading “The Silva Method”

6 Secrets to Raising a Happy, Confident and Successful Child

As a parent, I think the scariest part of raising a child would have to be the teenage years. With external influences like peer relationships, exposure to drugs, alcohol and members of the opposite sex and you have the working ingredients for a Molotov cocktail. If you’re the parent of a young child, you mayContinue reading “6 Secrets to Raising a Happy, Confident and Successful Child”