Kinark Kreates is a series of engaging and educational videos created with the help of Kinark Autism Services staff. These free videos include a variety of topics that are both educational and entertaining to support child and youth development and provide for a fun and interactive experience. Check back every Tuesday and Thursday for new videos posted each week!
Vegetable Train Snack
Today we’re going to make a colourful and healthy vegetable train snack using a bell pepper and cucumber! Come along for the train ride while we show you this fun snack idea. Remember that adult supervision is always required when using a knife.
Watch this video to learn how to draw three simple animals! Follow along as you learn the steps to draw a puppy, pig and giraffe. There’s also a fun story included!
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Description: Take a ride on the hello train through the different activities shared at our Oak Ridges ABA site! This circle time includes a fun jingle and an interactive way to learn your ABC’s. Our friend, Ellie the Elephant, joins us to share feelings, ways to stay safe during the pandemic, and how to have fun while at home!
Description: Join the ABA Oak Ridges team for another fun circle time! Sing the Hello Song with us, show us your imitation skills with Simon Says, and learn your animals and their sounds with Old McDonald. The team shares an interactive video on how to make Playdough! Stay safe during this time and enjoy this video over and over at home!
Description: Does your child struggle to finish school assignments or play independently without constant reminders to stay on task? An independent activity schedule is a great tool that can help your child become more independent during unstructured times. In this short video, you will learn what an independent activity schedule is and how you can create and use one with your child.
Description: Visual schedules are great tools for assisting children with following routines and increasing their independence. This video will show you how to create and use a visual schedule with your child.
Description: Join us for Franco-Fun circle time at Alden. Explore primary colours and emotions with Sara! Have fun guessing the emotions and the colours in our activities. Practice your imitation by following along with relaxing breathing exercises.
Le temps de cercle chez Alden.
Venez nous rejoindre pour le temps de cercle Franco-Fun chez Alden! Explorez les couleurs primaires et les émotions avec Sara! Amusez-vous en devinant les émotions et les couleurs dans nos exercises. Pratiquez vos talents d’imitation en apprenant à prendre des respirations relaxantes pour vous détendre.
Description: Let’s get a little messy with some finger painting! Grab a piece of paper, paint, a bucket of water and paper towels. Find a comfortable space where you feel free to explore your creativity!
Description: Are you tired of sitting in front of your TV and eating away all those junkies? Well here's a fun, interactive video on how to make a cute and healthy snack! Ants on a Log! Remember to always ask an adult for help when using a knife.
Description: During this time it is very important that we always keep our hands clean. Here is a quick video teaching us how to wash our hands, so get your soap and sanitizer ready to wash away all our germ buddies!
Description: Are you ready for an exciting craft? Today we are going to make a beautiful butterfly! Grab your markers, paper, glue, scissors, a pipe cleaner, a paper clip and a toilet paper roll. Remember to always ask an adult for help when using scissors.
Description: Are you looking for the perfect summer snack? Grab a cup, your favourite yogurt and fruit because today you will learn how to make a delicious and healthy fruit parfait! Remember to always ask an adult for help when using a knife.
Description: Transitions can sometimes be challenging for children, especially when this school year may look quite different. In this video, you will learn four tips to help support your child’s transition to school this September.
Description: First-then boards are visual tools that help introduce your child to new tasks and activities, and increase their motivation to complete tasks they may not like or find difficult. In this video, you learn how to create and use a first-then board with your child.
Description: Are you looking for a quick and fun craft idea while at home? Join us in making a cool rain cloud! All you need is shaving cream, blue food colouring, and a cup of water. Adult supervision is always required to ensure shaving cream is not ingested.
Description: Prompting is essential to teaching your child new skills. Least-to-most prompting is one method of prompting suited to facilitate your child’s independence. Learn how least-to-most prompting works and how to use it to teach your child in this Kinark Kreates video.
Description: This social story describes what the coronavirus is and how it affects going back to school this year. You will learn how to stay safe during this time and the changes you might see in the school system.
Description: Winter is coming and so is the snow! Let's make a fun snowman craft using the letters of our name! Grab some coloured paper, markers, glue and scissors to make this craft. Remember that adult supervision is always required when using scissors.