The spring season brings warmer longer days but also can be a wet time of year depending on where you’re at. We love the opportunities that springtime brings to go outside and play, but we know that there are times that thunderstorms or even a light drizzle can force the play inside. Timocco’s platform has the fun and engaging games to keep kids moving, even when they cannot play outside. We have created 3 ideas below that will help move and motivate, even when skies are gray. 1. Can’t go … [Read more...]
Have more fun with Timocco – Now 20% off!
With 50+ games and more on the way now is the best time to get a Timocco package! We’re offering 20% off all home edition packages for a limited time - so if you’re looking to purchase, renew, or know anyone who is, we’d recommend getting started right away! Just click here and don’t forget to use coupon code ‘newyear’. This discount means Timocco’s games are now more accessible to families, and enables more kids with special needs to get Timocco at home. We’re currently offering even … [Read more...]
Shoot for the Stars!
Shoot for the Stars in 2015 with our New Year’s Game
Here at Timocco we’re ushering in the new year with yet another new game we’ve been working on! On the fun side: ‘Shoot for the stars’ is all about a multi-colored cannon that shoots fireworks. Players need to aim the cannon at the target that’s the same color before the fireworks launch to score. But don’t hit the wrong target, those rockets might bounce back… watch out for that! On the skills-building side: Shoot for the stars works across a range of motor and cognitive skills: … [Read more...]
Timocco helps kids with Learning Disabilities to: Learn through movement in a fun and motivating virtual environment Improve cognitive abilities such as attention, memory, sequencing, categorization Learn quantity perception, number and letter recognition Improve visual perception and discrimination Improve memory and comprehension of visual and auditory sequences Increase self-efficacy through participation in a positive learning environment and experiences of success. Timocco … [Read more...]
Developmental Coordination Disorder
Timocco helps kids with Developmental Coordination Disorder to: Develop body awareness, improve movement planning and organisation, balance and postural control Develop upper body strength and coordination. Enhance motor control, accuracy and efficiency Facilitate crossing of the midline The challenges posed within the virtual environment of Timocco’s games allow children to develop body awareness and movement with intention and purpose - act and react - according to on-screen … [Read more...]
Timocco helps kids with Cerebral Palsy to: Develop body awareness, improve movement planning and organisation, balance and postural control Develop upper body strength and increase range of motion Refine and coordinate movements. Enhance motor control, accuracy and efficiency. Facilitate crossing of the midline Improve cognitive abilities such as memory, sequencing and categorization Improve visual perception and discrimination Enhance motivation to reach optimal … [Read more...]
Timocco helps kids with Autism Spectrum Disorder to: Meaningfully engage with their environment Improve communication skills: cooperation and joint attention Develop body awareness, improve movement planning and organisation, balance and postural control Refine and coordinate movements Enhance motor control, accuracy and efficiency Learn to follow instructions and sequencing of steps Modify their response to sensory input - tactile, proprioceptive, visual and auditory input and … [Read more...]
Play goalie! Stop the ball before it gets into the net. To enhance timing skills and attention span. … [Read more...]
Put the tracks together from the start point to the finish line. Pick up a piece from the top of the screen using the gloves and drag it to the box you want to place it in. Collect as many stars as possible on the way. Play by your own or with a partner. … [Read more...]