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Engaging and fun, our classroom activities will Strengthen student’s Executive Function and Social Emotional Learning skills no matter their current developmental level. You’ll recognize traditional games from your own childhood with an addition of a reflective focus and purpose behind them. Included are curriculum integration suggestions, visual cut-outs, and activity tracking charts.

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A favorite of many teachers is our unique Bear and Dragon game. Appropriate for any classroom or Early Childhood Education program, this 10-minute activity can be modified for all levels of children and will give them a chance to practice mindfulness and self-regulation.

Activities Guides

The “EF Way to PLAY!” Activities Guide features proven activities that promote the improvement of Executive Function skills in children. Developed by early childhood education experts, these fun activities promote social emotional learning, mindfulness, and self-regulation.


The EF Way to PLAY! Activities Guide (PreK) provides 13 step-by-step, easy-to-administer activities that were designed to target Executive Function skill development in children age 2 – PreK. Totaling over 100 pages of instruction, these games and activities can be played in less than 10 minutes. They are easily integrated into any daily schedule whether it be circle time, free play, or outside play time. These activities support and enhance any preschool curriculum program.

K-3rd Grade

The EF Way to PLAY! Activities Guide (K–Grade 3) provides 12 step-by-step games for children in grades K through 3. These activities were designed specifically for classroom teachers. Totaling over 70 pages of instruction and insights, the games can be played in 15 minutes or less and focus on self-regulation and listening skills.

Activities from both of our guides will be integrated into EFgoPLUS™ and EFgoPRO™

Preschool - Age 5: Executive Function Activities at Home

A family friendly resource that engages children in games that support the development of their Executive Function skills including working memory, cognitive flexibility, and inhibitory control. With over 20 activities that emphasize social emotional learning, time at home can be fun and educational. You’ll help your child learn how to react under new and stressful situations, maintain focus in light of distractions, and gain an overall sense of well-being. You’ll learn how to best support your child as they learn to manage chaos and make smart choices in critical scenarios. 

Executive Function Games

We are also proud to partner with Kiko Labs. Kiko Labs worked with neuroscientists from the University of California – Berkeley and Harvard University to develop Kiko’s Thinking Time. This adaptive training program is intended for early learners ages 4 to 7. Kiko’s Thinking Time uses a suite of games to target skills fundamental to cognitive development: Executive Function, reasoning, and spatial skills.

The KikoLabs digital games are integrated into our EFgoPLUS™ and EFgoPRO™ offerings.

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