Category - Games and Activities

23
Mar

Ask the Horizons Team: Birthday Gift Options

Question: My son’s 12th birthday coming up in a few weeks and I’m stumped about what to get him. I don’t want to get him anything related to video games/”screen time” since we have really worked on limiting his exposure to that. I’m looking for some ideas of engaging activities that he could enjoy on …

15
Feb

Beating the Wintertime Blues

Winter can start to feel long by this point in the season, especially for those of us living in cold climates! The holidays are long gone, early mornings and routines are back in full swing, and our bodies are likely digesting more fat and sugar than normal. The sun seems rarely to shine, at least …

30
Nov

Help for the Holiday Hmm’s

If your life is anything like mine near the holidays, it’ll probably sound a little like this: “Mom, can I get that for Christmas?” “I’ll put it on your wish list honey.” As the next commercial comes on, “Mom can I get that for Christmas?” “That does look like fun. I’ll put it on your …

15
Nov

Fun Family Activities for Any Occasion

Since weather is an unpredictable phenomenon in life, I have begun to appreciate a variety of activities that I can do with my family whether we are stuck indoors due to rain or snow, extreme hot or cold.  Although it is hard to find an activity that they whole family can enjoy together, it is …

27
Mar

Spring Break is Back

The weather is warming up here in Michigan, and it is hard to believe that spring break is right around the corner. Spring time can be a season of change for many children, and it is important to try and maintain some consistency and routine. Whether you are going away for spring break or staying …

27
Nov

Autism Remediation-Friendly Holiday Gifts

It’s that time of year when we’re thinking about gifts..what to give and what we want to get. In the spirit of a remediation friendly holiday, here aremy Top 5 sites for giving and getting great gifts: 1) FatBrainToys – This site is filled with awesome toys, games, projects, and books that actually require brain …