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Putting On Winter Clothes. A Social Story

Social stories help prepare children for transitions and experiences.  You can modify this one, about  putting on winter clothes, to fit the needs of your child.  Have fun with it!  Draw illustrations together for the story or role play putting on weather appropriate clothing.  These stories work well with most children and we recommend readingRead more

For Tricky Transitions, Try A Timer App

Do you have trouble getting out the door in the morning?  Are bedtimes hard?  Does your child have a hard time transitioning from activity to activity?  A timer can help!  Of course, you can always use an old fashioned kitchen timer, but timer apps for your phone might be the easier choice.  You usually haveRead more

Five Great Articles on Morning Struggles

At Fledglingkids, we love to read articles on social-emotional and mental health in young children.  Here are some insightful articles that we found on morning time struggles.  If getting out the door in the morning is hard for your family, you’re not alone.  Mornings can be tough for all ages!   One of our favorites,Read more

A Social Story: Getting Ready In The Morning

Social stories help prepare children for transitions and experiences.  You can modify this one, about a morning time routine, to fit the needs of your child.  Have fun with it!  Draw illustrations together or google images of children going through a morning routine if you want to add a visual.  These stories work well withRead more

A Social Story: Brushing Your Teeth

Social stories help prepare children for transitions and experiences.  You can modify this one, about brushing teeth, to fit the needs of your child.  Have fun with it!  Draw illustrations together or google images of children and adults brushing their teeth if you want to add a visual (animals brushing their teeth might be funRead more