In Episode 26 of the Life Skills 4 Kids Podcast Deb discusses how to help our sensory-sensitive kids enjoy the holiday fireworks.
In this episode she covers:
- Her personal experiences with sensory-sensitive kids and fireworks
- Tips to help prepare the child(ren)
- How to help transform the fear into fun and enjoyment
Watching the fireworks can be the highlight of the holiday season but for many children, it is a terrifying experience. It can cause family stress and reduce the enjoyment of making memories at special events.
Fireworks Freak-Out: How Eddy and Monica Chill-Out* tells the story of two children who struggle to cope with the noise and visual aspects of the fireworks. Woven through the story are strategies that help kids and parents turn an overwhelming event into a fun and memorable one. A summary page helps adults to understand how kids feel when they are overwhelmed and offers practical advice and strategies for a positive, stress-free experience.