I started motherhood determined not to let Evie have too much screen time. I would say that still applies for TV, but I am now convinced that the iPad is a great tool for Evie's learning. She is, after all, a child of the future! As technology gets used more and more, especially with assisted learning, I see it as an advantage for Evie to already know how to use an iPad. Here are our favorite apps! Peekaboo Farm: When Evie first started looking at this app, she didn't understand that she should hit the screen to see the animals. Now she understands Cause and Effect, and gets rewarded by a cow appearing and mooing at her. This is not to be confused with Peekaboo Kids (instead of Farm), which isn't bad, but shows certain animals answering nature's call and then cackling, if you're offended by that. Peekaboo Fridge: A variant of Peekaboo Farm, but just as good. If we are teaching her about food, then why not? They also have Peekaboo Christmas, Peekabo
While sharing our journey with Down Syndrome, we want to help other parents with our experiences, as well as spread awareness about what it means to have Down Syndrome (spoiler: it means great things!).