Tynker is the easiest way for kids to learn programming. Solve fun puzzles using visual blocks or Swift to learn the basics. Then build amazing games, create fun Minecraft mods and addons, control robots and drones, and even explore STEM. Great for the Hour of Code!
$3.99 on IOS
•Unlimited Routine Length
•Create text only, picture only, or audio only choices, or any mix.
•Permanent & unlimited routine storage
•Up to 4 choices can be embedded within each routine step, enabling someone to pick between options. (i.e. eggs, pancakes, or cereal for breakfast.)
•Easy setup right from the main screen
•”The auditory feedback when a step in the routine is checked off is great as well.”
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The DreamyKid meditation app offers meditation, guided visualization and affirmations curated just for children & teens. It uses proven techniques that teach your kids methods to guide them towards a happier life through mindfulness. From issue-based and general meditations/guided visualizations to affirmations, we will be adding new programs every month.
This is a really cool app. My son loves knowing his schedule and I think this will be a great tool to help.
First Then Visual Schedule
First-Then visual schedule application is designed for caregivers to provide positive behavior support. For individuals with communication needs, developmental delays, Autism or those who benefit from a structured environment; visual schedules serve to increase independence and lower anxiety during transitions through different activities.
With August almost here, we found a few websites that offer educational ways to keep our kids learning and having fun.
Many of these sites are geared for kids with special needs. I have used a few with our son, but learned of some other great options while looking into this, please feel free to share any feedback or sites that we may have overlooked.
We had family visiting this week and jumped in the car for a 60 minute ride to Williamsburg an spend the day at Busch Gardens. Many of you know that our son with Autism. LOVES rollercoasters. So, to have his cousins with us that love them too, was a true gift!