Much to the chagrin of the kids everywhere is the summer over (or soon). That means staying up late, sleeping and playing video games all day long.
Instead, at dawn, every morningeveryone will rush through the house frantically to get ready for school.
If you have an Alexa speaker, you can get him to work the morning. Here are seven ways Alexa can help yourget up every morning and go out the door.
The obvious use of Amazon's intelligent speaker in the morning is an alarm. But it is not any alarm. You can put ain your nursery and set an alarm clock that will wake you to weather or a standard alarm sound.
The best part is that you can create athat turns on a bedside lamp so that they wake up to light instead of to a sound, which is generally a more soothing and natural way to wake up.
A second use for an alarm in the morning is one that plays when it's time to leave (or a few minutes earlier) so they do not miss the bus.
Drop In and Intercom
If your child chooses to ignore his or her alarm, you can turn to some of Alexa's other features to peel your child out of bed.
First of all, you can talk to your child with Drop In from anywhere in the house. Just say "Alexa, come to the bedroom of [child̵
Thefeature is another great tool. Earlier this year, Amazon extended the drop-in functionality by . With these announcements, you can immediately send a message to all Alexa speakers in the house.
Just say "Alexa, tell everyone it's time to go" or "Alexa, Broadcast". This will send a voice message to all Alexa speakers in the house.
Make a Toothbrush Timer
To help your child with proper hygiene, make sure they know when to brush their teeth by setting a routine for them.
Create a routine that fires when you say "Alexa, Toothbrush Time." Then make this routine start a timer for two minutes. Easy peasy.
Timers in thecan also be used to ensure that the children do not waste too much time and water in the shower.
Reminders or To-Do Lists
Useto help your children nothing to forget in the morning. OK, maybe that's a good tip for everyone.
Make reminders for your packed lunch, homework, lessons you have that day, etc. Then all you have to do is say, "Alexa, what are my memories?"
If reminders do not work for you, you can also create a task list or calendar of tasks and events for them for every task they need to do before they leave in the morning.
Help them to ask Alexa for reminders or assignments before going out the door every morning so they do not go to school without their homework. Again
Out The Door
If you prefer not to put together a few Alexa skills, your all-in-one solution is Out The Door. Out The Door is an Alexa skill that turns into an adventure for the school.
Every day, children are given a new superpower and must defeat another creature as they complete "missions," such as putting on clothes, brushing teeth, and putting on shoes. It's a great way to motivate your kids to get ready in the morning.
Make sure that your children are appropriately dressed for theon that day by doing weather in your or asking, "Alexa, what's the weather like?"
You can also say, "Alexa, will it rain today?" If that's the case, you'll pack a rain jacket or umbrella for your child before they leave.
When your child is ready in front of you, you should play an educational game while waiting. There are tons of math quizzes, such as Quiz Me or Times Tables, and countless other educational skills that can help them train their brains while waiting in the bus or waiting to go to school in the morning. Now that your kids are squared away, here are some ways you can use Alexa for your.
If your children are a little older, here are.