HO HO HO! Caring Santa: A Sensory-Friendly Experience

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Taking a photo with Santa Claus is something kids enjoy doing every year, but the process of getting that perfect picture is not so enjoyable for some children with special needs. Well, not this year because the experience of meeting Santa without the sensory overstimulation is coming to a mall near you! My family has … [Read more…]

Play and Learn Holiday Gift Guide 2016

Play & Learn Holiday Gift Guide

We are so excited to bring you this year’s Play and Learn Holiday Gift Guide. We are thrilled to partner with so many amazing and award-winning companies who provided many of the brain boosting toys on this list so we can share them with you this holiday season. Since even before I was a parent, … [Read more…]

Holiday Crafting Events for Kids in NJ

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Updated for 2019! One of my favorite holiday activities is making crafts. In addition to the many we make at home, I love taking my boys to events that offer fun and unique holiday crafting experiences. Each year we make colorful holiday creations that are perfect for decorating and giving to family members as gifts. … [Read more…]

Brain Boosting Alternatives to Halloween Candy

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There are so many food allergies and aversions these days that Halloween has become difficult for kids and parents. As the little ghosts and goblins make their way around the neighborhood, they happily fill their buckets with yummy treats; however, the sad reality is that many kids can’t eat half of what they collect. This … [Read more…]