Kidaptive Blog

Into the River: Practicing Impulse Control

Resisting something that feels natural is hard for anyone and requires great impulse control. Impulse control can refer to the control of both verbal and physical responses. Researchers have shown that the inhibition of a physical response is more challenging for young children and generally develops later, but this “watery” adventure is a great way to practice! […]

A Tasty Lesson in Self-Help

Kindergarten teachers consistently rate self-help skills as an essential foundation for school readiness. Self-help skills refer to the ability to independently take care of everyday tasks, such as getting dressed, eating and drinking, brushing teeth, and retrieving toys and materials for play. These skills require attention, self-control, and fine motor control and are usually learned […]

Top 5 Kidaptive Tips and Tidbits of 2013

We hope your new year is off to a great start!  If spending more quality time with your learner is on your list of resolutions this year, be sure to take advantage of our helpful Tips and Tidbits.  This weekly e-mail series offers parents quick facts, activity suggestions, and research-based advice on learning and growing […]