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Free For Parents: Fun Games That Build EF Skills

Practicing EF skills with your child is shown to improve their lifelong decision-making and impulse control skills. But making time (and knowing what games to play) can be a challenge.  A new free program from Dancing Panda promises to help parents get a leg up on playtime.

If you’ve ever found yourself looking for a new fun game or activity to play with your child, then we have something for you! Dancing Panda and Reflection Sciences have partnered to create a 4-week Executive Function Learning Program, designed to make it easy for you to engage in your child’s cognitive development.

When you sign up you will get a new activity every few days, delivered via text message. Then, when you have a little downtime and you want to practice EF skills with your child, just check out your texts and grab an activity from Dancing Panda. 

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The comprehensive learning journey, intended for children ages 4 to 7, consists of 9 at-home activities with modifications for each child’s level of EF development. Each activity has been scientifically developed & tested. Activities can be completed in 5-10 minutes with no special materials, making them perfect for downtime after school or on the weekend. Two activities are delivered via text message to a parent or caregiver’s phone, each week.

Not Just Activities: Learn About the Science of EF

Parents and caregivers will also receive informational articles on the science of early childhood brain development, and the relationship between EF skills, academic achievement, social skills, and life outcomes.

Through this partnership, Dancing Panda and Reflection Sciences aim to redefine home education, blending innovative content delivery with scientific expertise to make learning effective, enjoyable, and accessible for families everywhere. By joining forces, we are setting new standards in educational engagement, ensuring that children develop the executive functions needed to succeed in the classroom and beyond.

Start getting your free EF activities and tips today.