Do you ever have difficulty bringing your child to the supermarket? I See-quence….The Grocery Story ($2.99) by igetitapp.com is a functional and educational app that can help children and adolescents understand the process of visiting the grocery store while making it an enriching and productive experience. Most children go to the grocery store on a regular basis but as parents we may rarely pay attention to all of the steps we need to complete when on this errand (getting a cart, buying food, checkout, bagging food, etc). This app can also be very useful for children and adolescents with special needs. For many children and adolescents with special needs, going to the grocery store can be an overwhelming and overstimulating experience. To make this errand more manageable, take some photos of your experience at the grocery store. Create these photos into a book using this app and then add your own messages. The next time you visit the supermarket let your little one tell you what you need to do next and let them check off the steps as you complete them (e.g. checkout, park car, take a cart). Work on sequencing by having them place the photographs in order. Let your little one record the messages to make it more meaningful. With this app, you can work on recalling information, telling narratives, expanding vocabulary, following directions, pragmatics, actions, literacy and much more!
I See-quence…The Grocery Store
March 7, 2013 by · 2 Comments