Posts Tagged ‘Special Needs’

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 30th, 2015

Silly Christmas Sentences 01

silly_christmas_sentences_01This resource is aimed at junior/middle pupils or SEN pupils at the beginning of work on literacy. It focuses on Christmas-themed sentence construction in a fun way. There are eight pages in the resource which should be laminated and cut up into 32 separate cards. Pupils choose four cards and put them together in the correct order to make the silly sentence. The colour-coded strips on the last page of the resource are to show pupils the order in which to place the cards in order to make the sentence.

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 11th, 2014

Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!

Let It SnowThis is a seasonal, fun literacy exercise for junior pupils, SEN pupils or those with literacy difficulties. Pupils have to fill in the gaps to complete the seasonal song, “Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!”.

Laminate both sheets in this resource. Cut out the five images on pages 2 and adhere them using Velcro to the five spaces at the bottom of page 1.

December 11th, 2014

Christmas Bingo 02

Christmas Bingo 02Educational bingo games are a great way for pupils to learn so many different skills. They help with listening skills, visual discrimination, group work, turn taking and the reinforcement of the learning content of that particular bingo game.

This bingo game focuses on the theme of “Christmas” and it features typical Christmas images. It is aimed at a group of six pupils, so it would be useful for Station Teaching or for Aistear work on the theme of Christmas.

December 4th, 2014

Christmas Bingo 01

Christmas BingoEducational bingo games are a great way for pupils to learn so many different skills. They help with listening skills, visual discrimination, group work, turn taking and the reinforcement of the learning content of that particular bingo game.

This bingo game focuses on the theme of “Christmas” and it features typical Christmas images. It is aimed at a group of six pupils, so it would be useful for Station Teaching or for Aistear work on the theme of Christmas.

December 3rd, 2014

Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer

Rudolph The Red-Nosed ReindeerThis is a seasonal, fun literacy exercise for junior pupils, SEN pupils or those with literacy difficulties. Pupils have to fill in the gaps to complete the seasonal song, “Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer”.

This resource comes in two parts. Laminate all sheets in this resource. Cut out the five images on pages 2 and 4 and adhere them using Velcro to the five spaces at the bottom of pages 1 and 3. Place Velcro in the other five spaces on pages 1 and 3. The pupil has to choose which of the images at the bottom of the page complete the song.

December 3rd, 2014

Christmas Cutting 05

Christmas Cutting 05Getting younger pupils used to handling a scissors and cutting lines or patterns is a useful activity for fine motor skills. Pupils with special educational needs may also need some extra practice with this activity. This seasonal resource requires pupils to cut out the Christmas-themed images and stick them into a copy.

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December 2nd, 2014

Frosty the Snowman

Frosty the SnowmanThis is a seasonal, fun literacy exercise for junior pupils, SEN pupils or those with literacy difficulties. Pupils have to fill in the gaps to complete the seasonal song, “Frosty the Snowman”.

Laminate both sheets in this resource. Cut out the five images on page 2 and adhere them using Velcro to the five spaces at the bottom of page 1. Place Velcro in the other five spaces on page 1. The pupil has to choose which of the images at the bottom of the page complete the song.

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