Symbol support for your classroom

Happy and sad faces

  • A simple worksheet for children to draw their own faces happy and sad. Could use examples to support, or mirrors to look at own expressions. deb1

Symbol supported emotion strips

  • Simple but effective - two emotion strips to support EAL and SEN pupils in expressing their feelings until they have the language or ability to do so. Mayer-Johnson

Three word despcriptions speech and language activity

  • A set of cards for assessing/building up listening skills. Developed for SEN pupils but could be used elsewhere. The cards could also be used for spotting differences and concepts such as big and small. bevevans22

Good manners booklet

  • Booklet covering the following areas: please and thank you, asking nicely, table manners, greeting and departing people we know, personal hygiene, interrupting (or rather what to do instead! Kirby Woods

I want…

  • A power point resource to prompt choice making and discussion. CallScotland

SymbolWorld eLive

  • SymbolWorld is a website created by Widgit Software, dedicated to people who use symbols. It has material for all ages and includes personal contributions, stories and learning materials. eLive is an on-line magazine within SymbolWorld especially for older readers. Widgit_Software

Food likes and dislikes - a Clicker resource

  • This Clicker Grid Set enables pupils to build sentences in which they express likes and dislikes about food. NGfl Cymru

Simple communication book

  • Template of a simple communication book to print out and laminate. Full instructions for construction included. Also includes 24 symbols suitable for an Early Years setting in PCS format. bevevans22

Traffic light emotions

  • Helps children understand about recognising emotions, making appropraite choices in response to that emotion and developing an understanding of how their behaviour may affect others. Kirby Woods

Inclusive practice in ICT

  • Helps children understand about recognising emotions, making appropraite choices in response to that emotion and developing an understanding of how their behaviour may affect others. NEN

Visual approaches to aid cmunication

  • PowerPoint giving advice on using symbols and strategies to support understanding and communication. kpetroni

What do I know about my day?

  • Boardmaker symbols to help pupils to communicate what they know about their school day and routines.lbrowne

Money flashcards

  • A set of Widgit Symbol supported flash cards created to support the understanding of spending money. These can be used with learners of all ages and abilities. Widgit_Software

Making a symbol story pack

  • Information on how to make and use a symbol supported story pack for use with pupils. dzil

My worries

  • Simple worksheet for the recording of thoughts and emotional stimuli using writing, drawing or cut and paste. SEN Teacher

Ordinal numbers workbook

  • PDF Workbook supported with widgit symbols, works on ordinal numbers 1-5. Ideal for SEN Number P8. benpartridge

Reading record

  • Basic Reading Record. 2nd page can be photocopied as required to form centre pages of the A5 booklet. deb1

Visual prompts for class rules

  • A set of reminder cards and desktop strips to encourage/reinforce good classroom behaviour. PCS Symbols format. bevevans22

Visual prompts for class rules set 2

  • Additional set of reminder cards and desktop strips to encourage/reinforce good classroom behaviour. PCS Symbols format. bevevans22

Planting a seed

  • Powerpoint supported by widgit symbols for Science plants topic. The powerpoint has symbols and pictures for students to follow.benpartridge

Let’s sing song choice board

  • A choice board for children to choose what song they want to sing.ibuzzybea

Widgit symbols for visual timetables

  • A large set of Widgit Symbols (54 in all) to print off and use for visual timetables. Includes nearly all subject areas and specialist therapies that could take place from Key stage 2 upwards.bevevans22

Personal communication passports

  • Web pages that take the reader through the process of making a PLP. - including a sample passport template. dzil

Visual timetable caterpillar

  • Visual timetable, in the shape of a caterpillar, created using Widgit Symbols. bblue3

Minibeast lotto

  • A selection of lotto cards: B+W symbols, Colour symbols, Photos with words, Photos without words, Words. Select required pages, print and laminate for lotto, discussion etc.ibuzzybea

School day activity timetable (EAL)

  • Our ever popular KS2 timetable template can be amended to support learners of all ages. Created using Boardmaker Studio, the template contains common curricular areas, in English, Polish and Arabic. Mayer-Johnson