Tip: Holiday Fun for Kids With Autism

Holidays can be challenging for children with autism AND family members when normal schedules and routines are disrupted. Being prepared with holiday activities that will keep them stay focused and engaged can be a big help! Here is a list of some fun activities and apps:

Google Santa Tracker is an annual Christmas-themed entertainment program first launched y Google in 2004. that allows users to track Santa during Christmas Eve and before through fun activities that are added daily!

Check out these resources on Pinterest under Seasons & Holiday Resources for the Autism Classroom! They have very interesting activities that can also be created at home!

NorthPole.com has a collection of activities for children and families including ways to connect with Santa, holiday crafts & recipes, and other fun stuff!

Christmas Science Activities and Experiments for Kids has some easy to set up fun activities that bring science to candy canes, Christmas trees, gingerbread men and Santa!

Merry-Christmas.com is a great site with Christmas games, letters to Santa, Christmas stories, and recipes!

Elf Yourself is a cute app from Office Depot / OfficeMax that lets you upload photos into elf mockups!

The How the Grinch Stole Christmas App is an interactive experience with animations and fun activities!

123 Kids Fun Christmas Tree App allows kids to decorate 6 Christmas trees with 130 different ornaments!