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Sensory Story - My Trip To The Beach

Sensory Story - My Trip To The Beach

A sensory story suitable for both children and adults with special education needs alike. You should read each sentence out loud, adding a sensory experience (suggestions at the back of the resource). Repeat the story consistently over a few weeks.
Andrea12345
Musical Story Massage- Alice in Wonderland

Musical Story Massage- Alice in Wonderland

An example of a Musical Story Massage session used with pupils with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD). This session could be used in other settings including at home with parent and child. This version could be shared with parents as an end of term gift or a home activity for pupils with PMLD. A printable CD cover is included if you would like to burn the songs to a disc to share with parents. Please note that the following track are not my own but can be downloaded from youtube. Full credit goes to the authors/composers of the music. Track 1 (By the Sleepy Lagoon by Eric Coates- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xMMS4I6f7o4 ), Track 10 ( Musica para circo - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ls1gnCHr14Q), Track 11 (Medieval war drums- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G24_1FbBrbgand) Track 12 (Don't dream it's over originally by Crowded House -karaoke version) Please read our Sensory Dispensary blog for further information on how and why to use this resource: http://sensorydispensary.blogspot.co.uk/. We blog about planning, resources, research, events, CPD, reviews and much more.
Sensory_Dispensary
Understanding Visual Difficulties

Understanding Visual Difficulties

Many children with learning difficulties have undiagnosed visual difficulties. It is important that parents and teachers recognise if a child has visual difficulties and know what action to take.
atonium
SEND Pupil engages in moments of calm and individual reflection with an adult

SEND Pupil engages in moments of calm and individual reflection with an adult

This is an activity plan that provides ideas to support a SEND pupil in a mainstream class. It has lots of ideas for engaging the pupil with significant learning needs in moments of reflection and calm. It links to celebrations and suggests ways in which peers can be included. As the pupil works through the tasks it indicates ways of assessing small steps progress. These activity plans have been developed by teachers for teachers with multi-professional advisory support. SEND-Inspire is an online inclusion resource for educators to include pupils with SEND. To have a free trial and download more free activity plans, go to http://send-inspire.co.uk/
Vicky-SEND-Inspire
Life Cycle of a human - Interactive Activities and Worksheets

Life Cycle of a human - Interactive Activities and Worksheets

Life cycle of a human - this resource contains an interactive whiteboard smart notebook activity. It shows a variety of the life cycle of the human and then has a range of interactive activities to reinforce the learning. There is an accompanying worksheets for the human life cycle as well as pre-literacy reading and writing activities relating to the human. It has visual images to reinforce the understanding of the concepts. It was design for special needs but would work very well for early mainstream students. I have also created resources for the Life cycle of a Kangaroo, Life cycle of a frog (actually a Green Tree Frog which is native of Australia), Life cycle of a Kookaburra and the life cycle of an Ulysses butterfly.
pearp
Life Cycle of a butterfly - Interactive Activities and Worksheets

Life Cycle of a butterfly - Interactive Activities and Worksheets

Life cycle of a butterfly - this resource contains an interactive whiteboard smart notebook activity. It shows the life cycle of the butterfly and then has a range of interactive activities to reinforce the learning. There is an accompanying worksheets for the butterfly life cycle as well as pre-literacy reading and writing activities relating to the butterfly. It is the Ulysses butterfly - a butterfly native to Australia. It has visual images to reinforce the understanding of the concepts. It was design for special needs but would work very well for early mainstream students. I have also created resources for the Life cycle of a Kangaroo, Life cycle of a frog (actually a Green Tree Frog which is native of Australia) and Life cycle of a Kookaburra
pearp
SEND early maths skills understanding number

SEND early maths skills understanding number

This is an activity plan that provides ideas to support a SEND pupil in a mainstream class. It has lots of ideas for early counting skills. It links to English, Music and Art and indicates ways of assessing small steps progress. These activity plans have been developed by teachers for teachers with multi-professional advisory support. SEND-Inspire is an online inclusion resource for educators to include pupils with SEND. To have a free trial and download more free activity plans, go to http://send-inspire.co.uk/
Vicky-SEND-Inspire
The History of the phone - 50 years

The History of the phone - 50 years

This is the history of the phone for the last 50 years. It has a notebook showing how the phone has changed over each decade since 1967. It goes from the red telephone box to the iPhone. There are activities to play and a phone visual board. It shows the different phones of the last 50 years. It has activities to decide if the phone is from the past or now. It links to Youtube which shows the evolution of the telephone. It has visual images to support it. This links to our history unit of work. It was made for special needs and would be useful for young mainstream students.
pearp
Life Cycle of a Kookaburra - Interactive Activities and Worksheets

Life Cycle of a Kookaburra - Interactive Activities and Worksheets

Life cycle of a kookaburra - this resource contains an interactive whiteboard smart notebook activity. It shows the life cycle of the kookaburra and then has a range of interactive activities to reinforce the learning. There are accompanying worksheets for the kookaburra life cycle as well as pre-literacy reading and writing worksheets relating to the kookaburra. It has visual images to reinforce the understanding of the concepts. It was design for special needs but would work very well for early mainstream students.
pearp
What does it mean to have a visual impairment?

What does it mean to have a visual impairment?

A 10 minute video about visual acuity and visual field and how visual impairments can affect children and young people. Retinitis Pigmentosa, Albinism and Nystagmus are discussed as examples. This is a good overview for people who have limited understanding of visual impairments and how they affect what someone can see.
hughsie36
200 Dolch Sight Words - Lower Case Handwriting Strategy (Letter Formation )

200 Dolch Sight Words - Lower Case Handwriting Strategy (Letter Formation )

“Box Writing” may be used to encourage the development of visual perceptual skills. Children observe the size and shape of each letter and ascertain how the words fit into the corresponding boxes. The dots in the boxes allow kids to practice letter formation by starting at the start point using the visual cue of a starting dot. This is perfect for kids who are working on improving letter formation in a single stroke (r, m, n, etc) or letters that require the writer to pick up their pencil for portions of the letter formation (a, d, etc) & tall/ short of letter. What you will get: - 1 pdf file which contains 57 pages (include 2 covers pages) for first 200 Dolch Sight Words.
123chirpchirp