Picasso to Monet: Teaching Art to Your Kids

My daughter just went through an art segment at school, in which she learned about famous artists. Her class read a kid-friendly book about the artist, studied a painting by the artist, and then attempted to recreate… read more

Best of Toy Fair: Autism Pick Aura

One of the more challenging toys for most children on the Autism spectrum are traditional RC (remote control) toys. The remote control device can be hard for kids to navigate because many controllers have two… read more

Activities and Ideas for School Vacation Week

School vacation week can, let’s face it, be a dreadful time for parents and kids alike. When school vacation is also in the cold, dark winter, kids can be bouncing off the walls. As parents,… read more

Autism Pick: Rubiks Race

This month I picked a game I discovered during a TV segment last month. Traditional Rubik’s Cubes are often considered great for kids on the spectrum, because of their strategy and figdet-friendly aspects. But this new… read more

Top 7 Autism Friendly Holiday Toys

The Toy Insider’s Hot 20, Top Tech 12, and STEM 10 lists feature the best toys for the 2016 holiday season. They are picked by The Toy Insider team of editors for their awesome play… read more

Snack Attack: Fighting Afterschool Hunger

As a parent, the most dreaded phrase to hear is “are we there yet?,” followed closely by, “I’m starving!” Of course, kids are known for saying this as if they will die if they don’t… read more

Four Fun Activities using Real Apples

Our family always has apple picking on our fall agenda. If you do, then you want to check out this post with apple picking tips! However, once you pick those bushels of apples, what do… read more