The holidays are host to a heap of executive functioning skills. From buying gifts to creating a guest list and preparing dinner to decorating the house, you must rely on the prefrontal cortex of your brain to help plan and execute most holiday festivities.
When the whole family is gathered and in the spirit, why not treat the preparation process as an opportunity to practice executive functioning skills? Not only will each member of the family have a chance to be engaged in the fun, but also everyone will learn life lessons about one important skill in particular: managing time.
Round up the kids for a family meeting and try some of these tips to get them excited and ready for the holidays!
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