The dog days of summer have arrived, the time of year when your kids are making you a little crazy, and you’re making them a little crazy, too. But never fear, special needs summer fun is here!
Fun Ideas from AbilityPath.org
Way back in mid-May, AbilityPath.org posted an article by Barbara Streett entitled Top Ten Summer Activities for Kids with Special Needs. I tucked it in my idea file, ready to pull out mid-summer when parents are looking for ways to keep kids with special needs (an typical kids, too) active and engaged.
10 Special Needs Activities for the Dog Days of Summer
So here are Barbary Streett’s top ten summer activities for kids with special needs. They’re fun, simple and your family can do all ten without breaking the bank.
- Backyard Water Park
- Sloppy Sensory
- Train Time
- Tent Building
- Fossil Find
- Pump It Up
- Mall Meandering
- Movie Madness
- Firehouse Visit
- Soothing Swing
To get the details of these fun summer activities, read Streett’s article Top Ten Summer Activities for Kids with Special Needs at the AbilityPath.org website.
What Are Your Favorite Dog Days of Summer Special Needs Activities?
Did any of your favorite summer fun activities make Streett’s list? What are they? What would you add to the list? What would your kids add? Leave a comment about your special needs summer fun favorites for the rest of us to try.
Digging out the sprinkler,