Kids Education Archive

10 Reasons To Go Seamless

10 Reasons To Go Seamless

SmartKnitKIDS offers seamless socks, undies, bralettes, and Compresso-Ts that are perfect for kids with a sensory processing disorder, or for those who just hate socks and seams.

5 Tips for Helping Autistic Teens and Adults Manage Stress

5 Tips for Helping Autistic Teens and Adults Manage Stress

Helpful and fun ideas for helping teens and adults with autism to manage stress and regulate emotions.

Summer Sensory Activities for Kids

Summer Sensory Activities for Kids

Sensory play is a positive way for children to engage their senses and further their development. Here are several ideas for fun summer sensory play.

How to Have a Fun and Safe 4th of July with Sensory Sensitive Children

How to Have a Fun and Safe 4th of July with Sensory Sensitive Children

Helpful tools and tricks to help sensory sensitive kids have a safe and fun 4th of July.

Tips for Parents Navigating Sensory Processing Disorder

Tips for Parents Navigating Sensory Processing Disorder

Helpful tools and tricks for you to support your child and move through those big emotions, together.

Back to School Tips for Children with Sensory Processing Disorder

Back to School Tips for Children with Sensory Processing Disorder

Create a seamless routine, and help your child have an irritation-free transition from summer to fall.

10 Sensory Tools for Back-To-School

10 Sensory Tools for Back-To-School

Here are some tools to help your children have a more successful school year.

Help Your ADHD Child Work with their Brain – Not Against it This School Year

Help Your ADHD Child Manage Back-To-School and Homework Time

Here are some tricks and tools to help your child transition from school to home with minimal meltdowns and maximum fun.

Helping Autistic Children Prevent Meltdowns This School Year

Helping Autistic Children Prevent Meltdowns This School Year

Help your child navigate their school environment with these simple and achievable tips.

Sensory Play Activities for a Rainy Day

Sensory play ideas to help your child seamlessly transition from the stimulating environment of their school to being stuck at home on a rainy day.

Choosing the Best Clothing for Sensory Sensitive Children

We have some helpful tips to support your child and avoid meltdowns while shopping for back-to-school this year.

Dad and son hugging by school bus

After School Sensory Play Activities

Sensory play and sensory activities are beneficial, because they help to bring your child back to the present moment while building nerve connections in the brain. They will learn new skills while playing and exploring their world.

Tips for Recognizing SPD

Recognizing Sensory Processing Disorder in your own children can be challenging. Read our post to find a few guide points to recognizing SPD in your children.

Mom working and stressed with kids around

Compressed on Time for Back to School?

With Back-to-School quickly approaching you may feel a little compressed on time to get everything that you need in time. Don’t worry, we understand just how exhausting this time of year can be for parents.

Breaking Down SPD Awareness Month

Sensory Processing Disorder is a mouthful to say and a difficult topic to wrap our heads around. Read this to help break it down into bite sized portions.

Make a Difference Day

The fourth Saturday every October is set aside as Make a Difference Day – a community service event with a mission to improve the lives of others. This is what we hope our products do every day – and they do!

Truly Seamless Socks

There are plenty of socks on the market that make a claim about being seamless. Not every one of them is truly seamless, however. Here is a breakdown of the different seam types, and why our SmartKnit socks are truly seamless.

Visiting Santa with an Autistic or Sensory Sensitive Child

The annual visit to Santa can be a scary and stressful activity for a child with autism or sensory disorder. Read our tips to help make your visit a success.

Winter Sensory Activities for Kids

Break up the monotony with these fun sensory activities for children, preschoolers, and toddlers to keep your kids busy.

Compresso-T Aids in Sleep Disturbances in Children with ASD

Do your children with ASD have difficulty sleeping? Compresso-T may be the answer you’re looking for.

Ways Parents Can Help with Autistic Children

As a parent of a child on the autism spectrum, it’s important to know how best to help them thrive. From early intervention therapies to structured routines, here are ways parents can help children with autism.

Kid at school cutting paper

Great School Supply Additions for Children with Sensory or Focus Challenges

Parents around the country are shopping for backpacks, scissors, crayons, and notebooks. The most important supplies to your student, may not be the ones that are on any traditional list. A child with sensory processing disorder, autism, ADHD, or anxiety may face challenges with day-to-day learning due to fidgeting, inability to focus, or feelings of anxiety. Including some of these tools in your back-to-school shopping will help your child to have a more successful year.

Halloween Tips for Parents of Sensory Kids

There are many things that parents can do to make Halloween enjoyable for your sensory sensitive children as well. Follow these helpful tips and be on your way to a fun and safe Halloween for you and your sensory sensitive child.

kids next to car with suitcase in the fall

Tips for Traveling with Children, Especially Those with Sensory Needs, During Thanksgiving Weekend

Thanksgiving weekend travel is already stressful due to the sheer numbers of fellow travelers, but it can be even more stressful for families with young children—especially children with special needs. So, if you’ll be among America’s travelers during Thanksgiving, follow these travel tips to help your family have a smooth and happy holiday trip!

Holiday Tips for Parents of Children with Sensory Sensitivities


The Christmas season is the most wonderful time of the year. However, the season can bring extra challenges for children with sensory processing disorder. Following these few helpful tips can help your child experience the joy and magic that we’re all familiar with.

Children playing in snow

Surviving Winter with Sensory Sensitive Children

 

Winter is a tough season for most people, but especially for parents of sensory sensitive kids. Concern can shift back and forth between keeping them warm and managing their sensitivities. The following tips will help navigate winter more successfully with a sensitive child.

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Pets for Kids with Autism

Learn about the benefits of animals for children with autism. Find out how interactions with therapy animals can enhance communication and reduce anxiety in kids with autism.


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