Is it snowing Yeti? I don’t know about you, but I am ready for some Winter snow! While my class patiently waits for the snow to fall, we are doing all things Yeti style! Yeti Read Alouds We Loved Spaghetti with a Yeti by Adam Guillian Spaghetti with the Yeti is an adorable story about […]
Spatial concepts are typically a struggle all my students have in common. Understanding positional words (such as on, in, under, between, behind, and next to) enhance a child’s ability to give and follow directions within activities of their everyday life. A few years ago, I wanted to incorporate practicing positional concepts into my classroom’s daily […]
It’s November! Get out the turkey books for read aloud time! Here are some of my favorite November books and read aloud activities to go along! Who Will Carve the Turkey This Thanksgiving? by Jerry Pallotta and David Biedrzycki Who Will Carve the Turkey This Thanksgiving? is a silly story about what would happen if […]
Fall is always a good time to do some fun experimenting with pumpkins! We happen to be right in the middle of our Science Fair Unit, so it seems like a great time to do a fun experiment with “sink or float.” Why not start with a pumpkin?! I also did this experiment at home […]
Resource Description These Picture Matching Task Cards are great for practicing “Which Picture is the Same?” and perfect for students with limited fine motor skills. Each set of task cards has a fun, colorful theme. The cards can be printed on card stock, laminated, and used every year. Students choose matching pictures on each card […]
Back to School Season is always a good time to do an Apple Theme! This year we kicked off the school year with some fun apple science to get our brains warmed up! Why do our apples turn brown after we cut them if we don’t eat them fast enough?! AND can we prevent this […]
Before you know it, the last week of school is fast approaching! The students are getting excited, you are getting excited! But wait! You still have to PLAN! This year I picked a theme for the last week of school, and tried to have a little structured chaos! It worked out great! We had some […]
The Recess Queen by Alexis O’Neill is is a fun story about a new girl in school who befriends the playground bully, changing the playground back into a fun place. Mean Jean, the playground bully, runs the playground and is mean to the other kids. Then one day, Katie Sue comes to school. Katie Sue […]
Create differentiated writing prompts for you special education classroom using this simple grouping strategy.
Keep your Valentine’s Day Party Chaos to a minimum. These fun, structured, hands-on Valentine’s Day Task Stations are perfect for Valentine’s Day activities in your elementary and special education classrooms. Students get to rotate through 5 stations of crafts and STEM activities while completing a Valentine’s Day Task Booklet.