5 Board Games that Encourage Developmental Skills

A few weeks ago, I discussed several products to encourage outdoor play this summer.  However, if you’re looking for something fun for your child to do on rainy days, what’s more fun than board games?! I’m sure by now you’ve played Candyland and Monopoly too many times to count.  So for today’s post, I’d like […]

Super Sorting Set with Activity Cards

Children and teachers alike can’t get enough of the Super Sorting Set with Activity Cards from Learning Resources!  It is a “comprehensive manipulatives set featuring more than 620 color-coordinated sorting items and Super Sorting Activity Cards.” The set teaches countless skills (e.g. math, social, sensory integration, etc.) for individuals ages 3 and up.  Because there […]

5 Halloween Apps for Your Kiddos!

Witches, monsters, and ghosts—oh my!  It’s that time of year again, the time children carve silly faces into pumpkins and play pretend in their favorite costumes.  With autumn now in full swing, many children love participating in the spooktacular activities of the holiday.  When children aren’t carving pumpkins or trick-or-treating, they’re likely wanting to play on a smartphone or tablet.  In […]

10 Apps for Practicing Motor Skills

Motor skills play an essential part in child development.  These skills consist of gross and fine motor skills, both of which begin developing early in life.  Gross motor skills involve using several body muscles to do things like sitting, crawling, walking, running, and jumping.  Fine motor skills require smaller muscle movements of the hands to do “finer” activities like […]

Jazz up therapy with the MusicGlove!

For individuals recovering from a stroke or other neurological injury, physical therapy is often a humdrum part of their daily routine.  Though it is necessary for recovery, therapy becomes so mundane that individuals often lack motivation and may not wholly reap its benefits.  Flint Rehabilitation Devices recently introduced a new device to jazz up this oft-humdrum therapy called the MusicGlove.  The MusicGlove […]

Learn math with these fun apps!

Whether we like to accept it or not, math plays a significant role in our daily lives and is used consistently throughout each and every day.  Numerical figures are everywhere: classrooms, offices, banks, stores, and even at home!  Our age, the time of day, dates on foods that we eat, products that we buy–all of these things are influenced […]