Category Archives: Fun For Kids

Fun Family Summertime Activities

Summer is finally here, the kids are out of school, the days are long, and the weather is warm. Getting outside as a family is enticing! Maybe you have a fun vacation planned or the kids are going to camp for a few days, but what about the rest of the summer? There are lots […]

Getting Your Child With Special Needs Ready For Day Camp This Summer

As summer is upon us you may be considering sending your child with special needs to a day camp. Whether it’s through your local park system, non profit organization or through a church, you want to make sure your child, counselors and the organization as a whole is prepared for your child’s arrival. You want […]

10 Holiday Gift Ideas For Fine Motor Activities

top 10 gifts for fine motor development

1) Tying Shoes Melissa and Doug are known for their wooden toys. This lacing shoe is perfect for ages 3-6 year olds who are beginning to learn to tie their shoes. Special Needs Benefit:  Help with tying shoes and eye-hand coordination  2) Blocks  You definitely can’t go wrong with a set of blocks. Whether it’s a […]

Amazon Top 10 Fun Games For Kids With Special Needs Benefits

Here is a list of Amazon’s top 10 fun games for children with special needs and the benefits each game will provide them. From fine motor development to hand-eye coordination, these games are perfect gift ideas. 1. Hot Potato Electronic Musical Passing Game  Wild, frantic, laugh out loud, electronic musical tater-tossing good time that can […]

10 Holiday Gift Ideas for Gross Motor Activities

10 Holiday Gift Ideas for Gross Motor Activities

Note: this post does contain affiliate links. So you might be asking yourself, what are “gross motor skills” and why are they important? Let me take a few minutes to explain. What Is Gross Motor Skills? Gross motor skills are the abilities required to control the large muscles of the body for walking, jumping, skipping, […]

#FindingDory Review – A Special Needs Mom's Perspective

#FindingDory is the movie of the summer! It has such well known celebrities like Ellen DeGeneres (adorable Dory)  and Ed O’Neill (the determined octopus) as voices to some of the characters. We took our son as a gift for all his hard work this past school year! No we will admit we didn’t see Finding […]

FREE FOR THE NEXT 13 HOURS! Summer Activities Calendar

  TODAY IS MY 13TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY AND I AM FEELING HAPPY. SO I WANT TO SHARE IT WITH ALL OF YOU. FOR THE NEXT 13 HOURS THIS 3 MONTH CALENDAR/EBOOK IS YOURS FREE!  Well summer is here! Are you ready? For some of you, your kids may have just gotten out of school or […]

Fun Water Balloon Games Take the Heat Out of Summer

No pool? No problem! Fill a couple dozen balloons with water from the hose, and you’ll be beating the summer heat in no time. Even better, add a few “rules” to create an engaging, entertaining game that will keep the kids occupied all day long.  Let the water balloon games begin! 5 Fun Water Balloon […]

Outdoor Activities For The Whole Family

Summer is here It’s time to start planning your outdoor activities for this summer. Your first task should be to do a simple google search and see what things your city has to offer, there is no need to travel to have fun. Many people don’t realize the amount of activities that can be done […]

Summertime Activities to Get the Creative Juices Flowing

Worried that a whole summer out of school – and doing little more than sitting in front of the television – is turning their young brains to mush? Time to come up with some crafty summertime activities to help stimulate their creative genius. Not only will it help keep their minds active, but creative activities […]