21,000 WORDS A DAY!

21,000 WORDS A DAY!

Did you know children who are exposed to language-rich conversations and descriptive words, even when they are very, very young, will have a huge advantage when it comes to increasing speech and language skills? Research shows the importance of limiting screen time...

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LAST MINUTE HALLOWEEN ACTIVITY

  Take a coloring page and turn it into a paper bag puppet activity. I do this with my autism classes (teacher and aides need to help with this), we all sit at a large table (4-8 kids), I only use 3 colors, everyone has to wait until the crayon is passed to them...

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SCARECROW FUN!

CLICK HERE FOR FUN SCARECROW BOOK & POSTER!   Since I have two schools, I like to set out my lessons for Tuesday at the one school, because I'm at the other school on Monday. It just makes it easier. And then I take a picture of it, so over the weekend, if I...

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FUN SNACK MATS!

    I love using these snack mats! I can target so many skills... following directions (put cookie on star), shapes and colors (put cookie on pink heart, spatial concepts (what shape is below the circle), and tons more! Even if you don't teach this...

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You Are My Sunshine!

Popping in to say "Hello!" and share a fun little activity. End of year gifts for my students! These are so easy and functional. Magnets, bottle caps and googly eyes. Plus they can hang their homework sheets on the fridge!

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Tic-Tac-Toe

Using simple activities as a reinforcer or to teach turn taking skills can work really well for many students, especially our students on the spectrum. A simple activity like tic-tac-toe can be a perfect chance to work on appropriate responses to losing or winning,...

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Happy Valentine’s Day

We often hear the words, "BE MINE" or "BE MY VALENTINE" on Valentine's Day, right? But I think we should say, "BE MINDFUL" instead... It's so important to be mindful when working with children or spending time with our own children. We have more distractions today...

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Simplicity Contentment Nature

Some of the best times for expanding language, comes with everyday moments. It's important to remember to use those moments to make memories that connect language to whatever nature offers! So if you're having a snow day or a windy day, like we are in my neck of the...

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