Alphabet and number clothes peg activities, Autism, SEN, motor skills

Alphabet and number clothes peg activities, Autism, SEN, motor skills

Cards to cut and laminate. These are designed to be used with clothes pegs - the child attaches the clothes peg to the correct answer. Identifying written numbers (1 - 10) Identifying the number 1 before or one after (1-20) Identifying initial letter Identifying last letter Suitable for KS1, SEN, Autism tasks. Basic literacy and maths reinforcement activity.
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Little Polar Bear, English Resources, SEN, ASD

Little Polar Bear, English Resources, SEN, ASD

Resources made to support SEN group with autism. We read 'Little Polar Bear' by Hans de Beer. Colour cards are orange 'who' words to support Narrative Intervention. Structured visual (TEACCH) included to support students to write about Lars and Henry's journey. This is coloured red as this covers 'where' words. Will work equally well for children who are not using narrative intervention - in which case the word colours could just be random. Could also benefit children without ASD who struggle with working memory, attention or writing activities. Saved as PDF.
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Gruffalo's Child - appearance and personality. SEN, ASD

Gruffalo's Child - appearance and personality. SEN, ASD

Resource created to support learners with ASD in understanding personality and appearance - this can be a real area of difficulty for learners with ASD. Children should write outside of the first image, describing 'outside', they write inside the second image to help them understand that personality is on the 'inside'.
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4 times table, designed to coordinate with white rose Y3

4 times table, designed to coordinate with white rose Y3

3 and 4 times table peg cards. Chop and laminate. Children use clothes pegs, clipping the peg on the correct answer. Domino groups of 4 - my children will stick in book then write which 4 x table sum matches the group. x 2 and x 4 function machine - my children struggle to understand that multiplying by 4 is the same as doubling twice. Designed for SEN / autism mixed age class but equally appropriate for mainstream / SEN.
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Autumn Winter Sorting task

Autumn Winter Sorting task

Sorting task designed for students with autism / SEN This is designed to be used in different ways depending on ability level: * cut and laminate cards, students sort into 'autumn' and 'winter' baskets. * students write 'autumn' and 'winter' in books, they then cut and paste pictures under the correct heading. * students write headings in book then use chart to write each fact into their books * students write headings in book then use chart to write sentences, using each fact in a sentence.
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3 x table clothes peg cards

3 x table clothes peg cards

3 x table peg cards - learners attach clothes pegs to the correct answer for each sum in the 3 table. Designed as a work task for learners with autism / SEN but equally useful for mainstream learners. Chop and laminate cards to use.
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Year 3, groups of / multiply by 3

Year 3, groups of / multiply by 3

Created for mixed age SEN class of children with autism, roughly following Y3 white rose scheme of work. Children begin to explore grouping in 3, repeated addition, bar models, simple word problems (as my children particularly struggle with any form of worded question!) and drawing their own representations.
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Using commas to write lists (Robin's Winter Song)

Using commas to write lists (Robin's Winter Song)

One sheet to introduce the idea of writing lists. One sheet to support children to use the information from the list to write a sentence. This sheet ties in with Robin's Winter Song which we are beginning after half term but doesn't need reference to the book - it could just be an independent list of what animals eat. Designed for KS2 children with significant SEN / autism.
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New class, back to school

New class, back to school

Bundle of resources worth £16 if bought individually. Save 50% through buying as a bundle. Presenting your Learning and Classroom Weather Chart suitable for classroom routines and expectations. Various 'About Me' activities including a game, booklet and craft activity. 'My Summer Holiday' structured worksheet to support recall of holiday activities. Activities designed for learners with SEN, including autism but also suitable for mainstream class.
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All About Me Game, transition, new class

All About Me Game, transition, new class

A game I made for my small class of learners with autism. Suitable for any small group introduction - e.g. intervention group, speech and language, attention and listening. Learners throw a dice and move around the board. When they land on a question, they answer the question. I like to ask another member of the group a question relating to the answer, to encourage learners to pay attention to each other's answers - my children tend to have very little interest in each other! Supports social skills, attention and listening, turn taking. Used for specialist autism group but appropriate for any mainstream KS1 / KS2 group or older SEN group.
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3D Hot Air Balloon craft - All About Me, Transition, New Class, SEN, KS1, KS2

3D Hot Air Balloon craft - All About Me, Transition, New Class, SEN, KS1, KS2

4 oval shapes for learners to draw - self portrait, things I like, my family, what I want to do when I grow up. When these are finished, ovals should be cut out and folded in half. Two halves should be stuck to one oval - making a 'cross' type shape when viewed from above. Apologies for my rubbish description! String can then be used to attach the 'basket' to the hot air balloon. A lovely 'getting to know you' craft for the beginning of the school year. These look nice strung in a line across a window.
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Prepositions

Prepositions

4 worksheets - 3 of these require learners to label pictures using positional language (e.g. behind, in front, under etc) 1 worksheet requires learners to correctly label coloured flowers. Used for learners in autism provision but also suitable for mainstream KS1, EAL or older learners with SEN.
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People Who Help Us, visual memory, attention and listening game,

People Who Help Us, visual memory, attention and listening game,

2 x 15 symbol cards of people who help us. These can be used as a paired memory game, or as a small group attention and listening activity (show learners a number of cards, remove 1 card without learners being aware which card - can they remember which card has been removed). Coloured orange to fit with colourful semantics, 'who' words. Made for Community topic for children with autism, learning difficulty but also suitable for mainstream KS1.
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Seaside topic, rainbow fish, KS1, SEN, ASD, autism

Seaside topic, rainbow fish, KS1, SEN, ASD, autism

Resources used with a mixed age group of children with autism when reading the Rainbow Fish during our seaside topic. Sheet to generate describing words before writing about the Rainbow Fish, a wordsearch, 'feelings' activity for children who struggle to imagine how a character may feel, grammar activity (identify if a sentence needs a question mark or full stop). As there is a starfish in the book, we also learnt about starfish, using a symbol supported fact sheet to answer reading comprehension questions (differentiated).
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Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch, seaside topic, KS1, SEN, ASD

Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch, seaside topic, KS1, SEN, ASD

This is a pack of Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch resources I have used during a seaside topic with a mixed aged (KS1 / KS2) group of learners with autism. It includes a planning sheet to think about the lighthouse keeper's cottage, differentiated TEACCH style structured sheets to support writing about the Grinling's cottage, and images of the cottage for pupils to stick in their books before writing about the cottage. There is also a word mat to support spellings and jog memories. There is a mindmap type sheet to encourage pupils to reflect upon what the Grinlings thought about the naughty seagulls. There is a symbol supported powerpoint about lighthouses and a lighthouse fact sheet for children to complete. There are also differentiated grammar sheets for learners to decide whether to use 'and' or 'but' in a sentence.
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Orion and Orion presentation - Greek myths

Orion and Orion presentation - Greek myths

Simple Orion story for primary children with SEN / autism We read the story together on the PowerPoint. The word document was cut into strips and we sequenced them as a group. We then made our own telescopes from cardboard tubes to look at the Orion constellation (used our telescopes to look at a square of card with pin pricks to show the 'Orion constellation').
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Ancient Greeks Intro / Gods and Goddesses SEN

Ancient Greeks Intro / Gods and Goddesses SEN

All resources developed for use with primary children with significant autism. Also suitable for KS3. Ancient Greek Intro - where was Ancient Greece? What does 'ancient' mean? What was the Greek alphabet? Gods and Godessess - Basic introduction, simple language Gods and Goddesess - Going to the Temple Simple comprehension - 2 versions, one is colour coded to support learners in finding the answers in the text. Describing Zeus - picture and word mat to support a writing activity (describing Zeus) Greek alphabet - activity
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Theseus and the Minotaur storyboard

Theseus and the Minotaur storyboard

Storyboard - designed for children with autism to reinforce their understanding of the story. Children sorted the order of the text as a group before drawing their own accompanying pictures. With my group of children (mixed aged KS1/KS2) I kept the text on the worksheet but I have included a publisher version so this activity could be adapted to a cut and stick activity, or children could write their own sentences.
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Continent sorting activity

Continent sorting activity

Activity created for primary SEN group. Children cut and pasted a map of the continent and a picture of that continents animals into the appropriate box. Some animal pictures are on a map of the continent to give children a visual clue - because of this I gave them the strip of maps and the strip of animal pictures separately to avoid confusion. I let the children cut out their pictures themselves to promote fine motor skills.
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