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Try our fun tests

Featuring: ActivityActivity
Try our fun tests Copyrighted image Credit: Open2 team
Introductory Level Duration 10 mins Updated 11 Jan 2005
Here is a selection of fun activities for parents and children to do together. They were produced to accompany the Child of Our Time 2005 series

Learning about numbers

Learning about numbers Copyrighted image Credit: Marjanneke | Dreamstime.com
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 10 Jan 2005
Sue Johnston-Wilder looks at how we develop our skills with numbers

Cognition and gender development

Cognition and gender development Copyrighted image Credit: Open2 team
Introductory Level Duration 15 mins Updated 06 Jan 2005
This course taster is taken from the Open University’s ‘Child Development’ course (ED209). It is an extract from one of the four...

Executive functions in childhood: development and disorder

Executive functions in childhood: development and disorder Copyrighted image Credit: Production team
Introductory Level Duration 15 mins Updated 06 Jan 2005
This course taster is taken from the Open University’s ‘Child Development’ course (ED209). It is an extract from one of the four...

Course extract: Attachment theory

Course extract: Attachment theory Copyrighted image Credit: Production team
Introductory Level Duration 10 mins Updated 06 Jan 2005
This course taster is taken from the Open University’s ‘Child Development’ course (ED209). It is an extract from one of the four...

Influence of temperament

Influence of temperament Copyrighted image Credit: Production team
Introductory Level Duration 15 mins Updated 06 Jan 2005
This course taster is taken from the Open University’s ‘Child Development’ course (ED209). It is an extract from one of the four...

About the stroop test

Featuring: ActivityActivity
About the stroop test Copyrighted image Credit: Open2 team
Introductory Level Duration 10 mins Updated 04 Jan 2005
Dr Ingram Wright explains the importance of being able to override our brain’s ‘auto pilot’ – and looks at the Stroop test...

Best dad, best mum

Best dad, best mum Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Introductory Level Duration 10 mins Updated 04 Jan 2005
John Oates looks at what children want from their mum and dad, drawing conclusions from the 'Best dad, Best mum' survey

Cause and effect in a child

Cause and effect in a child Copyrighted image Credit: Production team
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 04 Jan 2005
John Oates looks at cause-effect links in child development, and examines how much weight we should give to media scare stories

Children and ethnicity

Children and ethnicity Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Introductory Level Duration 10 mins Updated 04 Jan 2005
Dr Paul Connolly explores the role the ethnicity has on children and their development