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The Benefits of Visual Calendars for Kids: Why Every Child Needs a Calendar

The Best Visual Schedule for Kids

Visual calendars, such as Mighty and Bright's Magnetic Connection Calendar, can be a valuable tool for helping kids understand their lives and feel safe. In this blog post, we'll explore the benefits of visual calendars for kids, and why every child needs a calendar.

One of the key benefits of visual calendars for kids is that they provide a clear and easy-to-understand representation of a child's life. This can help reduce anxiety and stress, as children will have a clear understanding of what they need to do and when they need to do it, and what events are coming later in the week. This gives them time to prepare emotionally for activities both positive and potentially anxiety-provoking. 

Another benefit of visual calendars for kids is that they can help children develop important time management and organizational skills. By using a calendar to plan upcoming activities, kids won't be taken by surprise that an activity is sooner than they expected. This can be especially beneficial for kids with anxiety, as effective time management can help reduce feelings of overwhelm and can promote feelings of control and mastery. Having a visual schedule that belongs to them can help them feel more confident and capable.