Category Archives: Social Skills

Social Detective Intermediate by Social Skill Builder and Social Thinking.com

Social Detective Intermediate by Social Skill Builder, Inc. is a follow-up app to their outstanding Social Detective Beginner app. This intermediate app supports the foundational content of the first app and extends on the concepts involving everyday social interactions. Both apps are based on the graphic novel entitled, You are a Social Detective by Social Thinking. The genius behind this app is that it incorporates real-life…
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Fun on the Farm

  Fun on the Farm by Kindermatica (ages 5 and under) is jam packed with games that will get kids together in a flash. The graphics make this app kid friendly, but most of all fun for small groups and families! Classrooms and clinics can use it to team up peers to facilitate interaction and social skills,…
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5 Games to Foster Social Interaction

Game Day! Today, the iPad offers many opportunities for social interactive play. By initially playing on the iPad, it helps kids with poor motor skills learn the sequence and know what to expect so that they don't have the added stress of managing pieces or maintaining posture. Other benefits include learning to be a gracious…
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Breathe, Think, Do with Sesame

Breathe, Think, Do With Sesame by Sesame Street teaches children to keep calm and carry on by introducing kids to three possible strategies for working through problems. This app touches on familiar emotional challenges such as problem-solving, self-control, planning, and time on task. Intended for very young children, this simple app gives players different scenarios in which the…
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Bluebee Pals – Blue Tooth Enabled Plush Animals

Bluebee Pals by Kayle Concepts LLC are adorable stuffed animals that are Bluetooth enabled and synch with both Apple and Android devices. They are able to play anything from music to stories to any educational game driven by sound. Using the Bluebee Plush Pals in conjunction with a device results in the Bluebee lip synching to…
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Nico & Draco, an interactive storybook about empathy

Kids will improve reading comprehension skills and learn values as empathy and friendship with the interactive storybooks series Nico & Draco. Nico loves blackberry jam. His mother will make some if he goes to the forest and picks up some fresh blackberries, but there he’ll find something much better: a new friend. This is how…
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Social Skill Builder by Social Skill Builder, Inc.

  In this day and age, it is essential to have some social skills teaching tools in your therapy bag. A few of my private clients have needs in this area; however, it is challenging to find activities that target peer interactions without having actual peers in my sessions! You can imagine my excitement when…
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