Achieve Beyond Pediatric Therapy and Autism Services provides special needs children with the services they need to stop developmental delays from occurring. Arts and crafts are a great way for special needs children to support and encourage children to express feelings, enhance their social skills and cognitive functioning, resolve frustrations they may have, fosters coping skills, and increases their use of sensorimotor skills including hand-eye coordination and sensory stimulation. Here are 5 great arts and crafts ideas that would make great activities to do with special needs children. Feel free to add your own ideas in the comments sections below. We hope you enjoy these arts and crafts ideas and share them with your friends and family.




Musical Artwork

This sensory based project mixes music and art to make a fun art and craft for special needs children.

Sponge Paintings

This sponge painting activity allows for special needs children to express their feelings, hand eye coordination and stimulates their senses while having a great time.

Tissue Paper Butterflies

This creative tissue butterfly art and craft encourages increases sensorimotor skills and will create amazing butterfly animals kids will love.

Underwater I Spy Alphabet Bottle

This is a fun, easy and unique craft project that special needs children will love.

Clay Snowflakes

This classic winter art and craft is a perfect activity for special needs children that you can even make into ornaments that they will have lasting memories for years to come.

About Achieve Beyond:

Achieve Beyond is an agency founded by Dr. Trudy Font-Padron in 1995 and remains a family run company. Achieve Beyond is a leader in providing pediatric therapy, autism and early intervention services in New York City, Long Island, Hudson Valley, CaliforniaTexas, New Jersey, Virginia and Metro DC. They are dedicated to providing quality evaluations and therapeutic / educational services to children ages birth to 21 years of age.