Archive for the ‘SEN’ Category

December 3rd, 2016

Christmas Sentences 01

christmas_sentences_01This resource is aimed at pupils in first to third classes or SEN pupils. Its purpose is to assist with the understanding of both sentence structure and reading for meaning. These Christmas sentences are made up of six words.

Laminate all of the pages in the resource. Cut out the five sentence strips and the corresponding words, which are colour co-ordinated to assist with matching. Place velcro in each of the empty boxes on the sentence strips

November 19th, 2016

Santa Claus Is Coming To Town Using Lámh Signs

If you have pupils with Special Educational Needs (SEN) in your school that use the Lámh Signs, it might be a good idea to teach this traditional Christmas song to all of the pupils in your class/school. Doing something like this with the whole class/school promotes inclusion and allows all pupils to learn some Lámh signs in a fun way.

November 13th, 2016

Match The Silhouettes 01

match_the_silhouettes_01This seasonal activity features ten different Christmas-themed images. It is aimed at the development of visual perception. Pupils have to match the silhouette to the Christmas-themed image.

Laminate all pages in the resource. Cut out the silhouettes and all of the matching baseboards. Place velcro in all of the blank boxes on the baseboards and at the rear of the silhouette images.

November 11th, 2016

Peg Calendar 01

peg_calendar_01This seasonal peg maths resource is aimed at pupils in middle classes or SEN pupils. It is based on the pupil’s ability to read the calendar. It contains a one-month calendar for a December, followed by twelve question cards based on the calendar. The pupil reads the question on the left of each card (or a teacher/SNA may read it to them) followed by the three possible answers on the right of the card. They then place a clothes peg on the answer that they think is correct.

December 10th, 2015

Say It Think It 01

say_it_think_it_01This resource is aimed at pupils with poor social skills who need practice in knowing the difference between thinking something and saying it aloud, especially at Christmas time. This resource also aims to develop categorisation skills as well as to encourage oral language and discussion on the topic.

Pages 1-4 should be laminated. The small squares on pages 3-4 should then be cut out. Velcro should be attached to the squares on pages 1-2 and at the back of all cut out squares from pages 3-4. With a teacher/SNA working with a pupil, pages 1-2 are placed on the table.

December 1st, 2015

Number Puzzle 01

number_puzzle_01This resource is aimed at pupils in junior/middle classes or SEN pupils who are working on numbers. It is based on the consolidation of numbers in the range 15-24. The resource features six puzzles using a variety of Christmas images.

Laminate all of the pages in the resource and cut each one up into ten separate strips. Laminate another piece of A4 card. Adhere a long strip of velcro to the laminated card at the top and the bottom. Adhere a square of velcro to the top and bottom of each of the ten strips. The pupil then uses their knowledge of number order to position the strips correctly using the velcro to reconstruct the image.

November 18th, 2015

Christmas Food & Decorations Sorting

christmas_food_decorations_sortingThis resource is aimed at pupils in junior classes or pupils with speech and language difficulties. Categorisation is an important skill for younger/SEN pupils to develop. This resource aims to develop categorisation skills as well as to encourage oral language. This sorting activity focuses on Christmas Food and Decorations.

Pages 2-5 should be laminated. The small images on pages 4-5 should then be cut out. Velcro should be attached

December 5th, 2013

Odd One Out 06

Odd One Out 06This seasonally-based resource is geared towards pupils in junior classes and SEN pupils to assist with visual discrimination and oral language skills. Pupils are asked to work out which picture is different in each row and in what way it is different. The page could be laminated to be re-used again and again.

December 5th, 2013

Odd One Out 05

Odd One Out 05This seasonally-based resource is geared towards pupils in junior classes and SEN pupils to assist with visual discrimination and oral language skills. Pupils are asked to work out which picture is different in each row and in what way it is different. The page could be laminated to be re-used again and again.

December 5th, 2013

Odd One Out 04

Odd One Out 04This seasonally-based resource is geared towards pupils in junior classes and SEN pupils to assist with visual discrimination and oral language skills. Pupils are asked to work out which picture is different in each row and in what way it is different. The page could be laminated to be re-used again and again.