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Little Detective's Discovery School

Little Detective's Discovery School designs curriculum for elementary and special needs students. Grades included are Preschool, Kindergarten, First, Second, and Third Grades. Resources include reading, math, writing, games, circle time, social emotional resources, Science, STEM, and more.

Little Detective's Discovery School designs curriculum for elementary and special needs students. Grades included are Preschool, Kindergarten, First, Second, and Third Grades. Resources include reading, math, writing, games, circle time, social emotional resources, Science, STEM, and more.
Seasonal Question of the Day Bundle
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Seasonal Question of the Day Bundle

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This year long question of the day set includes seasonal questions about Summer, Back to School, Fall, Christmas, Winter, and Spring. The children have a chance to practice name recognition, patterns, counting, size, graphing, colors, speech and language, and more. Overall, teachers save time for their morning meeting when they have the whole year planned for them! These have been used in my classroom and children love the questions. How many questions are included? 144 What kind of questions are there? Would you put a snowball in your pocket? based on the book the Snowy Day Do you like to go camping? Do you like to roast marshmallows? Would you like to make an igloo?
FREE Summer Question of the Day
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FREE Summer Question of the Day

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Add Question of the Day to your morning meetings to develop a community of learners. Question of the day encourages communication and sharing, helps develop listening skills, and incorporates literacy and math skills each morning. To use print the question and have each child respond by bringing up their name card to the board. Children learn name recognition, counting and graphing skills. Here are other resources you may enjoy for circle time and community meetings all year long! Spring Question of the Day Fall Question of the Day Christmas Question of the Day Winter Question of the Day Thank you for downloading this product!
Addition Halloween Math Mat
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Addition Halloween Math Mat

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This addition Halloween mat can add fun as students learn how to add sets and count. This set can be used for individual practice during centers, one-on-one support with an intervention specialist, as well as small group instruction. Monster Addition Math includes Numbers 1 to 15 for differentiated practice based on their level. 16 Counting cards with unique monsters, pumpkins, spiders, and more. I hope you enjoy this resource! Here are some more resources that may work for your Fall planning!
Telling Time with Hickory Dickory Dock
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Telling Time with Hickory Dickory Dock

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Are you looking for an engaging way to teach telling time to the hour in Kindergarten or First grade? If so this product includes an interactive way to have fun practicing telling time to the hour. This product has also been used in Special Education Preschool where children are learning about numbers. Children are highly motivated to bring their cheese with the number on it to feed Mr. Mouse. They also enjoy putting the arrow on on the clocks in the book after feeding Mr. Mouse. This is excellent for reinforcing rhyming as children chant the nursery rhyme with you and encourages speech and language development as well! What is included? The Hickory Dickory Dock Book with Clock. Mini Lesson Plan explaining how to use the book and interactive pieces with students. Twelve pieces of cheese with numbers on them. Twelve arrows to place on the clock. Children bring up their cheese with a number on it when they hear the number read. Two telling time to the hour worksheets which can be included for assessment in Kindergarten and First Grade. Visit the blog for more teaching and fun ideas in the classroom at [](http://www.littledetectivesdiscoveryschool.com) I hope you enjoy this resource!
Spring Morning Work Binder for Autism
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Spring Morning Work Binder for Autism

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A differentiated skill work binder that is the perfect addition to your morning routine. Spring themed, easily adaptable binder can be used for other scheduled times as well such as after lunch or recess. This will help special needs students focus on new tasks and give them the repetition and practice they need so they can master the task with assistance or complete them on their own. What is included? One Spring Work Binder Cover. Simply add student’s name! All pieces included for the child’s first name, last name, color words, sight words, pattern pieces, beginning sound pieces, morning greeting, and feelings visuals. 21 Pages for the Binder and growing. As pages grow simply update and receive all the new added pages each year. What skills does this binder practice? How would you like to be greeted page. Social connection greetings and non contact social greetings such as dance, wave, and make a silly face. How are you feeling page which includes a space for the child’s picture and a place to velcro on the feeling face such as sleepy, happy, sad, mad, excited, nervous, and a blank on to add your own as needed. Spell and Write First Name page Spell and Write Last Name page Learn colors with fun Spring insects, animals, and pond life. 2 Mystery Finds Spring Counting Mats with numbers to attach. Count the Spring insects and animals and trace the number. Pattern pages. Beginning Sounds and write the letter practice. Mystery Word! Read the sentence and find the missing word pages. Insert a word into the sentence and trace with a dry erase. Match the Spring Word! Draw a line to the picture of the Spring object then trace the word. Visit https://www.littledetectivesdiscoveryschool.com to see the lastest on the BLOG! I hope you enjoy this resource!
Spring Question of the Day for Circle Time, Graphing, Counting, and Patterns
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Spring Question of the Day for Circle Time, Graphing, Counting, and Patterns

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Spring Question of the Day is for Early Childhood Educators, Preschool Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten, and First Grade Elementary Teachers who want to use Question of the Day to enhance morning meetings, pre-reading skills, and reading skills. The question of the day also enhances previous taught skills such as less and more, patterns, colors, counting, reflecting on favorite stories, and graphing. The set includes 32 questions.
Insect Math Numbers & Counting Game
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Insect Math Numbers & Counting Game

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This game includes an insect game board with insect cards with all different bugs with counting practice up to 10. Children count the insects and roll the dice and move along the board.
Morning Greeting Choices
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Morning Greeting Choices

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Morning Greeting Choices help build a classroom community and enhance social emotional learning and connection with children in Preschool, Kindergarten, First, and Second Grade. They can also be used with children with special needs and Autism. Children choose a greeting and then greet their teacher and friends to further enhance connection to others and take part in developing a social emotionally safe learning environment. Greeting Signs include Welcome Preschool Welcome Kindergarten Welcome 1st Grade Welcome 2nd Grade Morning Greeting Choices Afternoon Greeting Choices How Would You Like To Be Greeted? 14 Greetings that represent children of different cultures, race, and inclusive of disabilities. Hug Handshake High Five Fist Bump Elbow Tap Pat on the Back Pinky Connect No Contact Choices Dab Dance Make a Silly Face Salute Verbal Smile Wink Other resources you may enjoy to develop your social emotional connections throughout the year are the Emotion Check In Chart Feeling Detective Game Emotion Matching The Autism Home Schedule can be very beneficial for helping parents develop a consistent visual schedule so children arrive emotionally regulated and ready to start the day! If you would like to read along with the blog you can check it out here at [www.littledetectivesdiscoveryschool.com] Little Detective’s Discovery School
Spring Question of the Day 2
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Spring Question of the Day 2

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Spring Question of the Day 2 is great for Preschool and Kindergarten as well as readers in 1st grade! Questions include Would you like to grow a garden? Do you like to splash in puddles with rain boots? Do you like to water flowers? Does your family celebrate Easter? Would you like to have a bunny as a pet? Would you like to grow a flower and give it to someone special? Plus questions relating to shapes, Easter eggs, counting flowers, shapes, colors, literacy, and more. The set includes 24 questions to complete your Spring Morning Meetings! It also includes all answer choice cards for children to answer in a variety of ways. Students can sign their own name or take their fun small notepad name such as dinosaur or owl for example and add it to the chart. You may also enjoy Spring Question of the Day 1 which includes Farm animals! The Whole Year Seasonal Question of the Day Bundle is designed to help you save money and time. Simply print and you are all set for the year! Please let me know how you like this product and if you would like to FOLLOW an email from Little Detective’s will go out each month with special sales! If you would like to read more about Little Detective’s Discovery School and get some extra teaching tips you can visit the blog HERE![https://www.littledetectivesdiscoveryschool.com
Identifying Feelings Gameboard
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Identifying Feelings Gameboard

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This Identifying Feelings Game Board is helpful for teachers teaching social emotional skills in the early years and with children with Autism. This game helps children develop self regulation skills. It also helps children identify common feeling faces. It includes a Feeling Detective Game Board and a Feeling Chart to identify their feelings on their first roll! The game has common feeling identification cards such as happy, sad, disappointed, mad, silly, surprised, sleepy, and worried for children to identify and then move along the game board. At the end of the game children can identify how they are feeling as well. This can be a nice teachable moment because sometimes children feel differently after the game. Feeling of winning may make them feel happy while those who lost may feel disappointed or even angry. Talking about these emotions after the game and giving them strategies to help those emotions can be very beneficial to model the social emotional skills. Visit the blog for more ideas and teaching fun! Have a great year teaching your little detectives! Love, Little Detective’s Discovery School
Autism Visual Home Schedule for Parents
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Autism Visual Home Schedule for Parents

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This Daily Schedule can help parents who home school, have special needs children or have children with Autism by providing consistency, routine, and ease transitions for the parent and child. This is a great additional resource for Parent Support Specialists looking to assist their families in the community. Schedule includes cards with boy and girl pictures from breakfast, putting on pajamas, and playing. Additional cards include visiting the park, playing with playdough, going to the fair, and going for ice cream, fireworks, and other fun activities children may participate in with their family. Individual blank cards are included so pictures of family members can be inserted for pick up or special visits. Visit the BLOG at [www.littledetectivesdiscoveryschool.com]
Winter Question of the Day
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Winter Question of the Day

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Winter Question of the Day includes 18 questions to enhance community in circle time and helps children recognize numbers, patterns, graphing, and counting. Cut out the cards and have children come up and answer the question. Using small fun shaped mini notepads with children’s names on them and attach a magnet to the back to help children reinforce name identification. Follow this store on Pinterest or Facebook if you would like notifications of my newest products, free resources and more! Similar products you may enjoy are listed here. Thank you for your purchase! Spring Question of the Day [Spring Question of the Day 2](https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/spring-question-of-the-day-2-12510751 Back to School Question of the Day Fall Question of the Day Christmas Question of the Day Whole Year Seasonal Question of the Day Bundle which includes Summer, Winter, Spring, Back to School, Fall, and Christmas Question of the Day all in one set.
Fall Question of the Day
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Fall Question of the Day

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all Question of the Day includes 26 colored questions that can be implemented during circle time to develop a classroom community. Graphing, patterns, counting, name recognition, and reading skills and communication will be practiced as each child answers the question. Question examples include Can you gobble like a turkey? Would you like to make a Jack o- Lantern? Would you like to jump in a pile of leaves? Do you like to make Smores?
Monster Math Mega Bundle
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Monster Math Mega Bundle

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Monster Math Mega Bundle includes fun Fall, Halloween, and Monster activities for a spooktacular classroom of independent, small group or center time learning. This bundle includes 9 Monster Math small group and center activities for work in Pres-K through Grade 2. Special needs students can benefit from repetitive practice of skills with these activities as well. The bundle includes Sort by size mat and activity cards, Counting with one-to-one correspondence and number recognition mat, Addition mat and monster cards Subtraction mat with monster cards Monster measurement with non-standard units and color recognition, Monster shape matching and Monster shape signs. A set of Halloween pattern cards and Fall patterns as well.
Fall Morning Work Binder
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Fall Morning Work Binder

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A differentiated skill work binder which can be used all year long and perfect addition to your morning routine. Fall themed, easily adaptable binder can be used for other scheduled times as well. This can also help special needs students by giving them the repetition and practice they need so they can master important skills with assistance or complete them on their own. What is included? One Fall Work Binder Cover. Simply add student’s name! All pieces included for the child’s first name, last name, color words, sight words, pattern pieces, beginning sound pieces, morning greeting, and feelings visuals. 21 Pages for the Binder and growing. As pages grow simply update and receive all the new added pages each year. What skills does this binder practice? How would you like to be greeted page. Social connection greetings and non contact social greetings such as dance, wave, and make a silly face. How are you feeling page which includes a space for the child’s picture and a place to Velcro on the feeling face such as sleepy, happy, sad, mad, excited, nervous, and a blank on to add your own as needed. Spell and Write First Name page Spell and Write Last Name page Learn colors with fun Fall pumpkins, ghosts, leaves, and more. 2 Mystery Finds Fall Counting Mats with numbers to attach. Count the Fall leaves and animals and trace the number. Pattern pages. Beginning Sounds and write the letter practice. Mystery Word! Read the sentence and find the missing word pages. Insert a word into the sentence and trace with a dry erase. Match the Fall Word! Draw a line to the picture of the Fall object then trace the word. I hope you enjoy this resource! Some of you may also enjoy each year is the Spring Morning Work Binder for early elementary, Autism, and Special needs classes also.
Sneezy the Snowman Letter S Speech and Language Game Board
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Sneezy the Snowman Letter S Speech and Language Game Board

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Sneezy the Snowman Letter S speech and English Language Game board. Students practice speaking and enhancing vocabulary. Two sets of cards allow for use with special needs students in speech as well as more advanced cards for Kindergarten and First Grade to practice reading fluency by reading the Letter S words as they make their way around the gameboard. Included: 16 Letter S Cards with pictures. 16 reading word fluency letter S cards One gameboard Students can start at either end. 4 Snowmen 4 Sets of Mittens, Hat, and Fire to add on and near snowman when they draw that card. 4 Sets of an igloo house, ice cream, and snowballs to keep snowman from melting. The first to finish the gameboard and collect all three cards keep snowman from melting. The first to collect the fire card, hat, and mittens melt snowman. Draw a Sunshine card and children have to go back to Start to begin again.
Thanksgiving Prepositional Speech and Language Mr. Turkey Book
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Thanksgiving Prepositional Speech and Language Mr. Turkey Book

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This Thanksgiving, Mr. Turkey Where Are You prepositional book is helpful for teaching common speech and language vocabulary words such as on, beside, between, behind, under, and more. This Fall prepositional interactive book focuses on helping children in speech, Preschool, Kindergarten, and special education classrooms learn concepts in a fun sing a long format to the tune Frera’ Jacques where children can join in to learn the new vocabulary words. This is great for reading and teaching the skill for three to four days in a row. By the end of the week, children are able to sing along and they can’t wait for their turn to show where the turkey goes in the book. What is included? This resource includes two books. Also, five turkeys to print and laminate for the second book. The first book is for general reading to the class to help teach the skill and develop the vocabulary words in the story. The second book is designed for children to practice this skill as students show where the turkey should be placed in the story. To extend your lesson bring in a stuffed turkey where you can hide the turkey in the room and practice these important prepositional words. Have a child find the turkey share where they found the turkey using a sentence with the new vocabulary word in it. It’s fun to let the children hide the turkey and then they pick a student to find and describe where the turkey is hiding in a sentence as well. Little Detective’s Discovery School
Number Matching and Counting with Doggy Where's Your Bone Rhyme
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Number Matching and Counting with Doggy Where's Your Bone Rhyme

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Number recognition and counting with one-to-one correspondence with the nursery rhyme, Little Dog Where’s Your Bone is sure to bring a lot of smiles to the children as they are learning important counting, number recognition, and language skills. Set includes 10 dog bones, 10 dogs with numbers on them, and the rhyme. The rhyme included is Little Dog, Little Dog where’s your bone? Somebody stole it from your home? Could it be you? Maybe the monkeys at the Zoo? Wake up Doggy! Find your bone! Choose one child to be the Dog and give one child in a whole group the bone. All children hide their hands behind their backs. The child hiding their eyes chooses a few classmates to find the bone. Once they find it they count the dots on the bone and match it with one of the dogs on the white board. This rhyme can be used in whole group, small group settings, and even individual center work time. This is a game that incorporates language development as children chant rhyming words, one-to-one correspondence, and number recognition to 10. This is a great way to engage our earliest learners in a game of hiding the little dog’s bone and matching the bone with the correct dog. I hope you enjoy this resource!
Subtraction Monster Math Mats
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Subtraction Monster Math Mats

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This subtraction Monster Math Mat is great for teaching subtraction in an a hands on way to reinforce the lesson. Small group instruction, centers, and special needs environments with one-on-one support can help children as they practice this skill. Set includes Monster Subtraction Mat Monster Numbers 1-15 Subtraction cards which include unique monsters, pumpkins, spiders, and more. This mat can easily be differentiated to use small items such as erasers, spider rings, gems and more to show how to take away to reach the final number. Stop by the blog at https://www.littledetectivesdiscoveryschool.com
Christmas Question of the Day
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Christmas Question of the Day

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Christmas Question of the Day includes 12 questions to share during morning meetings or communication circles. Questions include two answer cards for children to choose from. Questions include the following: Do you leave a treat for the reindeer to eat? How many decorations are on the tree? Print all questions and answer cards and watch your classroom community grow as children learn to listen to each other and communicate in a whole group setting. Visit the blog for new ideas on how to use this in your morning meetings! (http://www.littledetectivesdiscoveryschool.com)