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Apps to Help Kids Reduce Stress

IF... The Emotional IQ Game

IF... The Emotional IQ Game! Your child will fall in love with this groundbreaking game and so will you. Improve the quality of your child’s life by giving them the tools to help them manage their emotions in a healthy way.

== EDUCATIONAL BENEFITS ==

• Subscription offers a full year of Social and Emotional Learning curriculum (comparable to leading private schools in the U.S.)
• Learn to listen, make friends and deal with bullying
• Bring attention and focus to school work and club activities
• Gain confidence at dealing with a variety of social situations
• Learn ways to manage stress, anxiety, anger, sadness and frustration
• Parents get involved by playing alongside and using the Parent’s Dashboard to keep track of the skills your child is learning

ChoreMonster: make chores fun for kids!

Parents Magazine named ChoreMonster one of the App-solute Must Apps for Families in 2015

ChoreMonster makes chores fun by engaging and rewarding your kids!

● Kids earn points by completing their chores
● Earn rewards like ice cream, an hour of Xbox, or a camping trip
● Win monsters at the Monster Carnival (over 100 available, more being added monthly!)
● Parents manage their children’s chores and the rewards they can earn
● Takes the tension out of household chores

Mood Meter – building your emotional intelligence

The Mood Meter builds emotional intelligence. Use the Mood Meter to:
· Check-in regularly with your feelings: use reminders to check-in throughout the day
· Expand your emotional vocabulary: discover the nuances in your feelings
· Learn what causes you to feel the way you: notice patterns in your feelings over time:
· Learn effective strategies to help you regulate your feelings: enhance the way you manage your life each day

Over time, you’ll develop emotional intelligence skills that can help you in all areas of life.

Breathe, Think, Do with Sesame

This is a resource app for you to share with your child to help teach skills such as problem solving, self-control, planning, and task persistence.

Laugh and learn as you help a Sesame Street monster friend calm down and solve everyday challenges. This bilingual (English and Spanish), research-based app helps your child learn Sesame’s “Breathe, Think, Do” strategy for problem-solving.
Tap and touch to help the monster friend take deep breaths, think of plans, and try them out!

Features:
• Explore five interactive activities with a unique, everyday challenge
• Tap, pop bubbles, and more to help the monster breathe, think, and do to solve problems and feel better
• Personalize encouraging phrases that your child will hear as they help the monster think of a plan

Breathe, Think, Do with Sesame is intended for parents and caregivers to use with their young children (ages 2-5).

FitnessKids

*** The FITNESS KIDS app in the Appstore ***

A fun experience for children in the practice of Physical Activity. It´s designed by experts in Health, Pedagogy and Physical Education, with exercises and games made by children in an area of color, music and fun.

Contains 25 exercises (ALL OF THEM ANIMATED) that can be performed independently or in groups. Each exercise has buttons for music, movement and speed.

You can check individual progress in TRAINING mode or can issue a challenge to friends in JOUST mode. Both options use the Chrono button that enables you to search records and achievements in Resistance, Aerobic Capacity and Coordination.

“Enjoyment of physical activity for the kids so that they can be physically active for a lifetime”

You can email us at FitnessKids@sanseboulevard.es

Mindfulness for Children - Meditations for kids

Mindfulness for Children is a high quality children meditation App by Psychomotor Therapist and certified mindfulness teacher Pia Holgersen and App developer Jannik Holgersen.

This App provides step by step easy to follow audio instructions on how to meditate. With her calming voice, Perry Anne Norton skillfully guides children through body scans, visualizations and breathing exercises.
The meditations is developed by Pia Holgersen, Psychomotor Therapist with expertise in relaxation technique, and the App is originally created in Denmark. Schools in Denmark use these meditations with great success and Mindfulness For Children is recommended by several danish child psychologists.

Mindfulness for Children will help children to relax and will enhance feelings of contentment. It can be used for a general relaxation, or as a teaching resource and is suitable for children from the age of five and up.

GoNoodle

Get your kids moving with GoNoodle activities

Drawp Unlimited - Family Art and Messaging App

A seriously fun 5-star drawing and painting app with over 200 colors and textures, voice recording, unlimited art storage and coloring pages designed by leading artists. Drawp® is a professional-grade art app designed for kids. Also great for thank you notes, birthday cards or open-ended art creation. SimpleShare™ allows kids to safely and easily share artwork in a parent-approved network.

The Drawp support website www.Drawp.it now offers premier printing and shipping of your child’s artwork created with the award winning Drawp app. Sign into the www.Drawp.it site to see a Private Gallery of your child’s artwork created with the Drawp app. Star your favorites and order professionally printed books, gallery wrap canvases, photos or greeting cards.

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Cakey

Cakey

Take a break or sleep in an extra hour while children safely watch YouTube videos on their own! As seen in the New York Times, Cakey is a COMPLETELY FREE app (no ads or upsells) built by a fellow parent.

[+] Assemble safe collections of videos for your children to watch
[+] Download collections already made by other parents
[+] Set daily viewing limits enforced but the app
[+] If you use videos to help get your child to eat, Cakey can pause every minute to remind your child to take a bite!
[+] Coming soon: ability to have reports emailed telling you what your child watched and for how long.

http://techcrunch.com/2014/11/21/hot-or-not-founder-returns-with-cakey-a-youtube-app-for-kids/

Smiling Mind

Smiling Mind is meditation made easy. A simple tool that helps put a smile on your mind anytime, anywhere and everyday.

Smiling Mind is a unique web and App-based program developed by a team of psychologists with expertise in youth and adolescent therapy, Mindfulness Meditation and web-based wellness programs.

Smiling Mind is a not-for-profit initiative that provides six free Mindfulness Meditation Programs including:

  • Bite Size
  • 7-11 Years
  • 12-15 Years
  • 16-22 Years
  • Adults
  • Extended Meditations

In recent years, Mindfulness Meditation has surged in popularity for use in the treatment of stress, resilience, anxiety, depression and other physical and mental illnesses. Highly regarded institutions such as UCLA, Harvard, Oxford, Monash and Melbourne Universities have developed clinical studies into the positive impacts of Mindfulness Meditation on health and general well-being.