Playtime with Blind and Visually Impaired Children-Infographic

It’s been accurately quoted by Helen Keller that “The only thing worse than being blind is having sight, but no vision.” It’s not important what means are available to you, the wisdom of utilizing those means correctly is what counts. That’s exactly what we are trying to focus on in this article regarding the playtime for visually impaired children.

It’s important for children to be involved in games at an early age to be successful in every walk of the life. It was understood well by the ancient educationist and, therefore, included as a customary element for schools and colleges curriculum. In this aspect, the indoor games are as important as outdoor ones. Indoor games have a major role in shaping up a child’s mental health and intelligence. However, these games are not accessible for the visually impaired children or the blind children. In actuality, they too must sharpen their mind and intelligence using indoor games. If those children can make use of Braille, why can’t they have access to games which are intended for them? Has this question crossed your mind while having a read at this article?

However, with a gradual development in technology, a solution is available for this issue in recent times. Now games designed exclusively for visually impaired children are available for them. It focuses on innovative methods of involving children in art and craft activities. It surely helps them to learn a new manner of playing indoor games. If used on a regular basis, it can certainly develop a sensory proficiency for the visually impaired children. Have a glance at this infographic to be acquainted with additional information on the topic.
Playtime with Blind and visually impaired children
Playtime with Blind and visually impaired children by Wooden Toy Shop

What’s Your Sales Power Up Song-Infographic

We all have our own way of preparing for a big marketing presentation or sales pitch. Some of us make final teaks to our PowerPoint slides, while others shuffle the order of their notes. As the time to walk into the room or stand up in a meeting approach, the nerves start to kick in and taking deep breaths may help but what you really need is a power up tune that will help your feel more relaxed and confident. But which tune is most appropriate and right for you?

Power up tunes are brilliant at instilling confidence, and even though it may not be quite the right thing to dance your way into a presentation, they have the ability to calm your nerves and make you feel in charge of the situation.

We have created a quiz that will help you select the right tune based on your own unique personality. Don’t assume that the old favorite tunes are the best ones, you’ll find that having a tune that you’re comfortable with is essential if you’re going to knock ’em dead with your sales pitch!

So, have a go at our power up tune quiz below and you’ll go from a hand wringing anxious wreck to a cool, calm and confident presenter.

 

What’s your sales power up song? by Euroffice.

Driving Dead – Infographic

Season 7 of Walking Dead begins soon, so we thought we’d take a critical look at the various vehicles’ used in seasons 1-6 to see whether they would be useful should there really be a zombie apocalypse.

The guide below highlights some of the trucks, cars and RVs, not forgetting the Triumph Bonneville, that have featured in past episodes. Giving you the low-down on each vehicle’s capabilities, or lack of them, to kill menacing zombies or get away from them, the guide takes a look at the pros and cons to see if they are more likely to kill you than the zombies.

Take a look at the guide below to find out which vehicle is top, and which wouldn’t really be very useful, in a zombie apocalyptic scenario.

We hope you find “A Guide To The Vehicles Of The Walking Dead” interesting and ask whether you think Select Car Leasing have made the right choices for the right reasons.
The Driving Dead
The Driving Dead by SELECT CAR LEASING.

Creating A Harry Potter Style Party-Infographic

Children of all ages, and adults too, love the magical world of Harry Potter and with the UK release of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them we thought we’d take a look at how you can create a Harry Potter style party in your home.

Take a look at our infographic below and be inspired to change the décor in your eating area to resemble the candle lit dining room at Hogwarts, and transform your entrance hall into platform 9¾ at Kings Cross train station so that your guests can jump through a ‘brick wall’ into the magic of your party. We even offer an idea to make your toilet more wizard and less Muggle.

If you’re wondering what tasty delights to conjure up, we’ve included some tasty recipes for you to tempt the taste buds of your wizarding friends.

With wand in hand, read on and be inspired to create a party that’s will take your friends into the magical world of Harry Potter.
Creating a Harry Potter Style Party
Creating a Harry Potter Style Party by Terrys Fabrics.

Awesome Home Tech and Apps All Busy Moms Need

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The variety of technology available in our homes and lives today is greater than ever, but busy moms don’t have the time to test out every new thing. Who has time for that on top of everything else you do?  We’ve collected seven of the best apps here to optimize your extremely valuable time and make life at home and on the go a lot easier to manage.

Our Home

An awesome app that allows parents and kids to keep track of responsibilities, chores, and rewards! Our home can track each family member’s history and progress, contribute to a shared grocery list, and never forget a soccer practice or recital with the shared calendar. Available on Android and iOS.

Ring

Cool alternative to traditional security systems! Ring offers video doorbells, motion alert scanners, and more to help you keep an eye on your home even when you’re far away. Link and manage all your Ring devices on your smartphone, apps available in iTunes, and on Google Play. Some outdoor alarm systems are even compatible on different security apps like this one, making it easy to see who’s coming and going from home, even when you aren’t there.

Route4Me

How many times have you looped around the same block during your errands? Too many. This app for Android and Apple lets you plug in all your destinations and the perfect route will be laid out for you. The app instantly rearranges your stops based on changes like forced detours.

AirBNB

Having to finagle a family of four or more into a hotel room can be a real hassle. The cost of reserving additional rooms and leaving kids on their own just packs on additional stress. Enter AirBNB, an app that allows you to book entire apartments or houses for your next travel adventure. Live like a local wherever you are, apps available for web, iOS, and Android.

DuoLingo

Practicing multiple languages is proven to be beneficial for people of all ages. Whether you’re planning for an international trip or practicing a love of linguistics, DuoLingo is a free app on all platforms with humorous tutorials and is safe for all family members.

Lumosity

Brain games for adults and kids alike, Lumosity games let you challenge each other, exercise your mind, and keep the entire family learning in an entertaining format. Available on Apple and Android devices.

Swagbucks Mobile

Swagbucks is an incredibly popular web tool, but did you know they have a mobile app? In-store coupons, exclusive member deals, and surveys on the go help you earn points which you can cash in for gift cards. iOS and Android versions available.

There you have it, the best of the best tech and apps for busy moms. Now, enjoy some well-deserved downtime! You have wrangled several home management tasks with the power of technology.

Guest Post By:

eileen-oshanassy-1Eileen O’Shanassy is a freelance writer and blogger based out of Flagstaff, AZ. She writes on a variety of topics and loves to research and write. She enjoys baking, biking, and kayaking. Check out her Twitter @eileenoshanassy.