The holidays inevitably result in more stuff in your house that needs a new place to live. Tune in to Episode 19 of Living Life as a Visual Thinker as I share my best practices for getting your visual learner’s space organized and calm.
Two weeks off school. Off schedules. Off homework. Off routines. Maybe even a few extra days off work for mom and dad. Sounds so good. Until reality sets in. 12 days of kids at home. No school. No schedules. No homework. No routines. YIKES!! If you or your child have ADD – double YIKES!!!
Sometimes no matter how many activities you have planned at home for your winter break, everyone gets antsy with a case of cabin fever. When you are looking to get out of the house for a couple of hours, these activities are just what you need.
Holiday break can test the patience of any parent, especially if you live somewhere cold and get stuck inside. If you have a child with ADHD, the laid-back structure and inability to run off energy is a recipe for disaster. The key to your survival is have things to do at home with plans to get out of the house mixed in.
Art has special significance to visual-spatial learners, not because they will grow up to be professional artists, but because it is a visual, tactile medium that meets children in their learning need. Young Rembrandts brings even more value to the visual tactile learner, by intentionally using art to develop learning skills that are essential to all young children.
Can you feel all the holiday stress in the air? It’s literally buzzing. The holidays bring a lot of extra activity for parents and kids, and it’s the kind of activity that makes things extra stressful for you and your ADD/ADHD child. The shopping, the parties and special events and the overall hype of the season mess with daily routines, healthy eating and sleep schedules. Our kids are already struggling to stay calm and focused, with all the extras ahead, they’re going to need some help navigating the season.
Helping your child tap into their creative side doesn’t have to break the bank. Kids of all ages love to get art supplies as gifts. But don’t feel like you have to spend the big bucks to give your kids hours of creative fun. Here are 14 gift ideas, most of which you can find at your local arts and crafts store.
I’ve got a great way for your children to learn how to draw while giving you a few minutes to finish up those last minute holiday tasks! 5 Things to Draw for the Holidays is an eBook created for parents and children. The book is filled with 5 simple step by step instructional drawing videos for kids. […]
Every parent has experienced the frustration of trying to get their kid to listen and do what needs to be done. But when it’s a visual learner or kid with ADD, there are even more challenges. There’s a lot going on in their head, ALL the time.