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Lamington: An Australian cake - Visual Recipe and supplementary resources.

Lamington: An Australian cake - Visual Recipe and supplementary resources.

Lamington - A lamington is an Australian cake, made from squares of sponge cake coated in an outer layer of chocolate sauce and rolled in desiccated coconut. This notebook is designed for the students to use it as a visual sequence when cooking. They have all the ingredients and utensils needed and then an easy to follow recipe. It has an inbuilt shopping activity so that the cooking can be integrated into a shopping program. Within the shopping part which encourages literacy skills, students can choose what they will buy and then make their own shopping list by either writing it or sticking the associated visual onto their shopping list. There are also some integrated literacy skills to match the ingredients as well as some writing sheets. As a Lamington is Australian, there is a small activity studying the Australian flag. It was created for students with special needs (SEN) but can be used as a valuable resource for early years literacy.
pearp
Oustanding SEND Support Plan and Whole School Rationale

Oustanding SEND Support Plan and Whole School Rationale

This is an excellent resources for SENCO's and Heads who need to demonstrate a system to show how all universal services are working together to deliver the outcomes of all children who have an EHCP or awaiting assessment for one . One of the key features identified in the SEND code of practice 2015 is working together across education, health and social care for joint outcomes. As a school it is required that we should ‘develop a joint understanding of the outcomes that their local population of children and young people with SEN and disabilities aspires to, and use it to produce a joint plan, which they then deliver jointly, and review jointly.’ The legal framework in relation to the code of practice indicated that under Section 25 of the Children and Families Act 2014 local authorities (Schools) should ensure integration between educational provision, health and social care provisions, where this would promote wellbeing and improve the quality of provision for disabled young people and those with SEN. (page 38 of the Code of Practice). As a result of the legal framework and Ofsted recomendation it was decided to devise a universal system where all provision / outcomes are identified and specific to the individual children at ………. School. Having discussed this with external professionals and researched what is identified as outstanding practice, I began to create a system that is universal with all stakeholders and acknowledges the views of the child and how to best support them. In reflection to the above a new whole school framework has been develop and I have worked closely with the Head of Care, Chair of governors, Educational Psychologist, LA SEND Department, …….. (Upper School SENCO), ……..(Team Teach Lead), ……. (PSA) to produce a system called (Individual SEN Support Plan).
rcooke1
Mood Toolbox  & Poster Bundle

Mood Toolbox & Poster Bundle

This program was developed by Natalie Clarke with the assistance from her friend, a behaviour specialist (40 years experience) to help Natalie’s son with ASD. The intervention assists Ben in understanding his own emotions and has empowered him to select strategies from the toolbox to use when needed. He has become more independent in his choices of how he regulates his emotions. Natalie has three degrees, including a Masters in Special Education and over 30 years experience teaching in Public, State and Autistic Schools. Over the years, Natalie has assisted many children in learning how to regulate their own emotions. Mood toolbox is a practical approach and can be used individually or in the whole class environment. It is especially helpful for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Social Emotional Disorder (SED). A fun character affectionately called Moodzie helps to encourage children to recognize their own moods. Each Moodzie has a color that represents different moods, such as red for anger, blue for sadness etc. Learning to navigate the emotional roads of children can be challenging, but for the impacted children, discerning and working through their own moods can be even more trying. Some children may not know how to communicate their feelings, but with the Mood Tool Box, their moods can be explored through Moodzie’s various adventure stories and other support materials. Included in this resources is a series three Mood Tool Box Adventure Stories: 1. Moodzie Chooses Happy 2. Moodzie Gets Agro 3. Moodzie Blues Moodzie is happy most of the time. However, antennae makes Moodzie very sensitive to the world. Come on a journey with Moodzie to discover all about moods and the strategies to make Moodzie happy again.” In additon this includes all posters that can be printed and displayed in larger sizes. Visit our website to learn all about additional strategies from experts around the world that can help with emotional regulation and moods. Also discover where to download our free app. Additional materials such as certificates, activities and stickers are available from our site to further help children choose happy. For more details visit our website: www.lifelearningapps.com/mood-toolbox/
natclarke
Poster: Path to Happiness

Poster: Path to Happiness

Designed in conjunction with the Mood Toolbox: Strategies to Empower Children this poster, "Path to Happiness", assists teachers, practitioners and parents in guiding children to understand and regulate their challenging mood changes.
natclarke
Winter literacy activity bundle

Winter literacy activity bundle

A bundle of fun for winter! Resources include - Santa's untidy elves activities. A Christmas word search activity. Onomatopoeia activity. Write a list poem for Santa activity. Write a postcard activity. Write your New Year's resolutions activity. All resources are available separately. Visit my shop to see more resources.
flissthecat
Christmas Songs:- Dance along to Xmas songs!

Christmas Songs:- Dance along to Xmas songs!

Christmas Songs - is a playlist of Xmas songs, the students choose the song and then everyone can party along. These are popular classics, that everyone knows and if not the lyrics are included. The activity is interactive for students to choose a song. It has an accompanying Visual symbol Board to print out. It was created for students with special needs (SEN) for teaching life skills but can be used as a valuable resource for early years.. On TES I have created a Christmas resources which has fun activities to celebrate Xmas and a Making Mince Pies:- Visual Recipe or Making Gingerbread People: Visual Recipe- check them out
pearp
Making Mince Pies for Christmas:- Life Skills - Visual Recipes and supplementary resources.

Making Mince Pies for Christmas:- Life Skills - Visual Recipes and supplementary resources.

Making Mince Pies for Christmas: This resource has 2 parts to it. Firstly you can EASILY make your own fruit mincemeat, and then use it to make mince pies, which make an excellent gift or a feastive treat to eat. This resource has 2 notebooks and 2 worksheets. The notebook is designed for the students to use it as a visual sequence when cooking. They have all the ingredients and utensils needed and then an easy to follow recipe. It has an inbuilt shopping activity so that the cooking can be integrated into a shopping program. Within the shopping part which encourages literacy skills, students can choose what they will buy and then make their own shopping list by either writing it or sticking the associated visual onto their shopping list. There are also some integrated literacy skills to match the ingredients as well as some writing sheets. There is a pairs game to reinforce the learning. It was created for students with special needs (SEN) for teaching life skills but can be used as a valuable resource for early years literacy. On Tes I have created a Christmas resources which has fun activities to celebrate Christmas - check it out
pearp
Secret Mission Cards

Secret Mission Cards

This is a PowerPoint full of cards to be printed and laminated. I utilize in different ways: I give challenging students them so they focus during the lesson; I use them to stretch and challenge individual students; I like to leave them in books when I've marked them; stick them under chairs in the lesson. Some are very creative missions whilst others are used for behavior management. Whenever a student passes their secret mission, they receive a reward - a sweet, postcard or phone call home.
historicalsando