Workstation ideas


Easy-to-use guidance and activities linked to workstation use and TEACCH.

TEACCH workstation ideas

  • Lots of ideas for workstation activities. Includes photo support and categorises activities by curriculum subject area.

Money activities

  • Complete set of money based activities designed for workstation use.

Colour by numbers

  • Simple colour by numbers sheets. Pictures are clear and not too complicated. Eight included.

Autism school community

  • Guidance that includes information on setting up a workstation.

TEACCH activities

  • Nice ideas, based around a firework theme. Could be adapted for other topics.

Basic reading comprehension

  • A range of sheets which develop and assess understanding of sentences that have been read. Pupils will need an understanding of colour.

Three bears matching cards

  • These simple printable cards from SENteacch have clear illustrations. Could be used in conjunction with symbols to extend the activity.

Maths shape descriptions workbook

  • Clear maths workbook that includes Widgit symbols. Pupils cut and stick the correct shapes and then draw them.

Individual workstation

  • Photo guidance on how to set up a workstation.

First/Then chart

  • Handy idea for keeping pupils aware of what is happening ‘now’ and ‘next’. Could be built upon and adpated. Great for displaying on a workstation, from Mayer - Johnson.

Copy the pattern

  • Printable resources for using Multilink or Unifix cubes to copy a repeating colour pattern.

TEACCH activities for light

  • Beautifully produced resources - colourful, useful and appropriate to the focused topic. Includes symbols for additional support.