Your 6-year-old’s attention span seems to be getting shorter and shorter. Can you help with specific exercises or activities?
Parents panel advice:
“Have a quick chat with the teacher to see if your kid’s attention span is atypical compared to his/her schoolmates. Back at home, try doing more activities together that require multiple steps and prolonged concentration but produce fun results, like making smoothies or baking a pie.”
“There are video games that encourage deeper attention and longer-term strategy: Spore, for one. Or the Wikipedia game where you start them at one entry (the