Parents, particularly of children with special needs, are constantly trying to think of fun, interesting activities that can also benefit their children’s social skills, motor skills or cognitive abilities. But, even the most creative parents and professional au pairs can have moments of feeling tapped out of ideas and wondering – what can we do next?

The below blog post from Achieve Beyond, which provides pediatric therapy, autism and early intervention services, offers 10 simple ideas – from making lemonade to digging for worms to painting with ice cubes – that take advantage of the warm summer months. Your professional au pair is a great resource to provide your children with fun, yet educational activites.

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