Easter Egg Suncatchers
Make stained glass Easter egg suncatchers with kids! This craft comes with four free printable Easter egg designs and makes for a quick and easy way to decorate windows for Easter. All you need is some recyclable plastic, glue and sharpies.
Using the phone book at the Dramatic Play Center...FREE download!
Each year, the Dramatic Play Centre is a class favourite! Even though school just started, I can already see how much interest there is at this centre. Students have been "cooking" food, setting the table, creating menus and using the telephone to call people and places. My in-laws gave me this phone a few years back - if you have a real one that you no longer use, add it to your Dramatic Centre. The students love pretending that it is real! We listen to the children and plan for our program…
Community Skills Interactive Books Life Skills and Special Ed - Adapted Books
Looking to improve receptive and expressive language and attending skills? Then interactive books are for you! These interactive books require the student(s) to move the pictures and participate.This active participation improves attending skills while reducing off task time.NOW INCLUDES DIGITAL VER...
Teach Point of View with Pixar
Why not teach common core standards for English Language Arts using Pixar short films, Ted Talks, popular film clips for students and other inspirational video clips for students? Need a fun Point …
Free Life Skills File Folder Activities for Special Education
Free Life Skills File Folder Activities for the independent work station in special education classrooms. Practice life skills for community integration!
It's the First Day of School! Now What?!
The first day of school is a highly-anticipated, yet roller coaster of a day! School supplies and room decor are brand new, teachers are excited to implement what they have been working on and planning for months, while students are excited to have a fresh start. While I head into my 18th-first day of school, I can tell you that not ONE has ever been the same, and I feel even more excitement with each new year. Different groups of students, different building dynamics, and other factors…
Yarn Wrapped Mummy Craft
This yarn wrapped mummy craft is perfect for little ones to work on strengthening those fine motor muscles in their fingers and hands and it is also makes an
Ultimate List of FREE Virtual Escape Rooms
Looking for a fun activity that's FREE? Check out this ultimate list of FREE Virtual Escape rooms that are sure to challenge you while having fun.
25 Nature-themed Christmas Books & Activities
Weave nature into your holidays with these Christmas themed nature books, play & craft activities for kids!
Food Themed Independent Work Tasks
I don't know about you, but my students always loved doing activities related to food. They loved cooking, google-imaging (I know it's not a word, but it should be) pictures of food, going on community trips to eat, etc. Many of us also have students who don't like to complete academic work. You know, you put a worksheet in front of your student and they tear it up? or throw it at you? Maybe, I'm just having that kind of week?! But regardless, we all know that all behaviors are really our…
Life Skills Lesson: Mailing a Letter - Teaching Special Thinkers
Mailing a letter free valentines day kids activity to use at home or in the classroom. This would be fun for a community helpers theme!
How to Get Kids Talking with Silent Clips - The Speech Bubble
So much of communication goes beyond words and what is spoken. It is all about how you say it, am I right? Body posture, facial expressions, reactions, all of those nonverbal components of language play a HUGE roll in the overall message. I don’t know about you, but all those unspoken underpinnings of language really […]
Visual Recipes for Children with Autism: Summer Treats & Snacks
This packet contains the visual recipes for some fun and functional summer treats and snacks! These are quick and easy treats that can be used as a classroom special activity, afternoon snack, or group project! This is perfect for summer school, ESY, or some at-home fun! This packet contains the re...