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The Head, Toes, Knees and Shoulders Test

Yesterday we posted tips for parents and educators who want to promote Executive Focus and Self Control while reading “Head, Shoulders, Knees & Toes” to their children.

Researcher Kadria Simons looks at the concept from a different perspective and explains to the Toronto Globe and Mail how this seemingly simple game, a twist on Simon Says, helps children learn how to pay close attention, regulate their behavior and deal with increasingly complex instruction.

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