New - Small Steps, Big SkillsTM Video Game!


         Teaches 22 skills for independence

         Combines Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) methods of video modeling and least to most prompting by having players watch the skill being completed (video modeling) then they practice it in a game format (least to most prompting)

         Shows a variety of materials to promote generalization

         Results from a beta version of the game appeared in Education and Training in Developmental Disabilities (December, 2009) and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (June, 2010)

         Rewards kids with 8 fun games

         Customizable by adding your own videos

         Collects data at each step of the skill

         Compatible with PC or Macintosh

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Small Steps, Big SkillsTM  video game teaches skills for independence by simulating actually doing the skills!

 Players watch a video of the skill being completed then practice with increasing prompt levels as necessary.



Level 1 - Independent

            Players independently complete the step


Level 2 Verbal

            Players hear a voice over of the step


Level 3 Verbal + Video Model

            Players watch a screen in screen video of  

            the step


Level 4 Verbal + Simulated Physical

            Players see the correct step highlighted



Skills Taught in Small Steps, Big SkillsTM


Helping in the Kitchen

Wash Your Hands (home)

Make a Sandwich

Set the Table

Pour a Drink


Helping at Home

Put Away the Groceries

Feed the Pet

Put the Dishes in the Dishwasher

Make a Powdered Drink


Getting Ready for the Day

Put the Items in the Bag

Put On Your Shoes

Open the Door

Put On the Seatbelt


My Clean Room

Make the Bed

Clean Up the Room

Hang Up the Shirt

Fold the Pants

Cafeteria Time

Wash Your Hands (public)

Get a Tray

Open the Milk Carton

Clean Up the Tray


Time to Relax

Turn on the Music Player (MP3)

Open the Drink Box


The contents of this software were developed under a grant from the Department of Education, NIDRR grant number H133G080151.  However, those contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.


2006 by The Sandbox Learning Company. All rights reserved. Patents Pending.