Guess Who? board game

Players 2 Play time 20 Min Age 6+ Reading None required Set up Adult assembly 15-20 minutes, first time only Classic games with your child’s favorite characters make great gift ideas. Hint to Grandparents… These special editions of classic games are a great way to give a gift that shows you know what he or she […]

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Candy Land game

Candy Land is a classic game that teaches… turn-taking following directions using pronouns colors It doesn’t require reading so it’s easier for 2 1/2 to 3-year-olds. Parents can also be on the lookout for conversation opportunities during the game, such as “Oh no. I got sent back. I feel a little frustrated.” Remember to pause often to […]

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Uno Card game

Players 2-10 (Best: 4-6 on BoardGameGeek.) Play time 30 Min Age 6+ Reading Yes, but younger children can use My First Uno which comes in several themes. Uno Card Game on Amazon  

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Ants in the Pants game

Players 2-4 Play time 10 Min Age 4+ (3-12 on BoardGameGeek community) Reading None required Ants in the Pants game on Amazon

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Sorry! game

Players 2-4 Play time 30 Min Age 6+ (4+ on BoardGameGeek community) Setup time 1-5 minutes Tip for new or young players: Use the Relaxation Start to allow one of her pawns to start on the board, rather than having to wait until she draws a 1 or 2 card as stated in the normal rules. The […]

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Trouble game

Kids love the sound and the feel of the Pop-O-Matic bubble as a fun method to roll dice. The quick set-up and short playing time make it a good choice when you have a limited amount of time or for short attention spans.   Players 2–4 Age range family Setup time 1 minutes Playing time […]

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American Pediatric Association suggestions on Apps

You can read the entire policy here, but if you simply want to skip to what Parents should do, read on. Use apps and eBooks as an activity to do together; don’t leave children alone to play. Watch educational TV shows with your children and use the content for conversations. Turn off your own laptop […]

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Developmental Milestones by Age from ASHA

If you are concerned about your child’s communication skills, you may want to read about what is considered typical for each age. ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association) is an excellent source of reliable information. If your child isn’t displaying several of the skills listed in their age range, schedule an evaluation to determine if therapy is needed. […]

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