Boredom Buster Jar

Here is a great boredom busting activity that will give kids a feeling of empowerment by being able to make choices in their daily activities instead of being told. The added benefit: a sense of accomplishment once they have completed the activities.  Cut out the pictures and sort the activities by category. Fill an empty jar or container with 1 or 2 activity options and label the jar with the category picture for reference. Then have your child choose an activity from the jar. Feel free to exclude any activities you don’t want them to engage in. You may choose to have a second jar of reinforcers. After your child completes the activities they can choose a rewarding treat/activity. We've [...]

By |2020-04-22T18:34:06+00:00April 21st, 2020|Resource Material|Comments Off on Boredom Buster Jar

Pesach Visual Calendar

A simple visual calendar to help children understand what is happening and expected during the Passover holiday. Printable PDF

By |2020-04-19T16:36:11+00:00April 6th, 2020|Resource Material|Comments Off on Pesach Visual Calendar

Using Visual Schedules to Create Predictability and Routine

March 26, 2020 Being able to follow a schedule is an important skill for every child and can be more challenging for children with special needs. At KCC visual schedules are used everyday as an effective tool in developing this skill in students of all ages and abilities. Now more than ever, predictability and routine are important in getting kids (and ourselves!) through an uncertain time. Click here to download a visual schedule that you can use at home to help create structure and ease anxiety that may develop due to changes in expectations and routines. Why use a visual schedule? A visual schedule will let your child know [...]

By |2020-04-22T18:34:56+00:00March 26th, 2020|Resource Material|Comments Off on Using Visual Schedules to Create Predictability and Routine
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