Firework Ideas For Sensory Kiddos

 

 

1. Prepare your kiddos ahead of time what to expect


2. Noise cancelling headphones (Em's 4 Kids)


3. IPod/Mp3 player with favorite music


4. Ear plugs


5. Reading books about fireworks to prepare them


6. Sunglasses


7. Being held and hugged tightly


8. Practice with a couple small fireworks at home


9. Don't watch them too close, watch them from a  distance


10. Watch fireworks online before you go (YouTube)


11. Watch them in a spot not crowded with too many people

 

 

12. Only stay as long as they are enjoying the fireworks


13. Have your kiddos pick out a comfortable chair for seating


14. Bring a weighted blanket/lap pad  


15. Brings a favorite  stuffie/toy for comfort


16. Have an escape plan when they are ready to leave


17. Check locally for sensory friendly fireworks


18. Reassure your kiddo that they are safe


19. Let your kiddo choose where to watch them and sit


20. Give your kiddo tasks such as handing out snacks to have some control


21. Give your kiddo a camera to take pictures


22. Take glow sticks


23. Essential oils for calming


24. Post a visual of the big day to prepare them (weekly schedule)