Making It Stick: Memorable Strategies to Enhance Learning - By: Regina G. Richards (2008) -this article looks at the theory and effective strategies.
A very practical link you can give to Parents/Carers - many simply use a pack of playing cards.
E is for EXPLORE is a one stop resource for teachers and parents. They develop unique learning activities, and search the internet and compile additional great ideas from other sources. …
Great set of games to develop a variety of skills- the memory matrix is very good tohelp develop memory skills, but a whole range supports lots of different skills.
This is a really accessible game that can be downloaded free. It would be useful homework to give to a family - suitable for all ages.
A simple version a student can play against the computer - useful for develop logic and strategy.