Atelier découpage - Les alphas de LaCatalane
Il y a quelques mois, j'avais mis dans un p'tit coin de ma mémoire cette idée d'atelier découpage vue sur Pinterest, et en voilà ma version....
Christmas Tree Scissor Skills Craft - The OT Toolbox
Christmas Tree Scissor skills craft for kids this holiday season, perfect for preschool parties or play dates while working on Occupational Therapy goals like cutting on lines.
Teaching Kids How to Use Scissors
Is using scissors a milestone? It is, so try these suggestions for introducing scissors. Help your child reach the fine motor skills goal.
Mini Social Book: When I Can’t Control Myself *Freebie*
My lastest mini social book targets those students who have difficulties controlling their emotions and behaviors. I have been working with several intermediate students in recent weeks who have di…
A collage of some of the Montessori Practical Life activities in our classrooms. Practical life activities build a foundation on which the children will grow and carry over into the other areas of the classroom, and over in to their every day life. The Montessori Practical Life exercises respond to the need for Order, Movement, Sensorial Exploration and a Child's Love of Work. Practical Life activities feed their natural desire to work, and play an active role in their environment.
http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Life-Skills-Restaurant-Etiquette Here is another life skills worksheet. I would love to end this lesson with an actual trip to a restaurant. But, before I do that, I think it would be fun to turn my classroom into a "restaurant", me and my aides can dress as waiters, have the students order from the lunch menu, and serve them as if we were at a restaurant. Let's see if they remember what they learned!
How to make the cutest -cat themed- button snake ever
DIY Cat themed button snakes. Perfect for toddlers and preschoolers to practice their buttoning skills. Includes cat face pattern.
Cutting Practice - 5 More Scissor Activities for Kids - Happy Hooligans
Toddlers and preschoolers will love these cutting practice activities. 5 fun and easy materials to help children improve their cutting skills.
Life in the Real World - Teaching Life Skills to Kids — Happy Homeschool Nest ~ Balancing Home & Homeschool
While math, Latin, and grammar top our list of daily subjects, I know it's also important to teach kids basic life skills and chores. Best of all, you don't really need a program or curriculum - it's very easy to just incorporate it into your everyday life.
14 Basic Life Skills For Kids To Master Before Adulthood - Happy Homeschool Nest
Whether you homeschool or not there are some basic life skills you should aim to teach your children before they reach adulthood. While formal mainstream education prepares them for the workplace it’s our job as parents to prepare them for life – and everything it throws at you. Luckily, many of these life skills can … 14 Basic Life Skills For Kids To Master Before Adulthood Read More »
I don't know about you....but glue is one school supply that puts a LOT of fear in me! especially when working with First Graders and the oopy, sloopy, wet stuff! A WISE mentor and AWESOME teacher gave me this catchy song about 6 years ago and it's been a staple for the beginning of the year for me! Well...all year for me if we're being honest! I hope you'll hop over to 'The Swamp' and take a look at how I'm using this song at the beginning of the year and while you're there... snag my free…
Practical Life (age 3-6)
Filling To The Line Using A Baster We have done "Filling To A Line" before, first with solids and then with liquids using both pouring and scooping/spooning. I like the lesson because it is so practical and can be applied to many situations in everyday life. It is a useful skill for a child to learn. After being successful with the previous ones, I recently introduced this one.