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In this section of the course you have been introduce to many games that can help children improve their executive function skills. Now it is time to try them!
How often are you and your team playing executive function games and activities (like Memory or Pairs, or jigsaw puzzles) in your daily practice, and, before this part of the course, how aware were you that these games built up executive function skills? Do you have any executive function games that work well? Discuss this topic with other course participants.
Further reading and resources
Watch this video in which Dione Healey talks about the development of the ENGAGE programme.
For practical ideas and strategies, check out our guides to games and activities to strengthen executive function in infants and toddlers, and in children aged 3 – 5.
Our handy infographic summarises some of the key ideas about executive function.
You might like to listen to Megan McClelland and Shauna Tominey discuss executive function and its relation to positive behaviour in this webinar.
You can also learn more about the ENGAGE programme here.