When you break down the steps, this simple life skill becomes easier.
I have used this technique to teach so many kids how to tie their shoes. I teach shoe tying by breaking down the processes into steps. I teach a few steps at a time and then its “my turn” to finish.
For example, teach them the first few steps in crossing the laces over each other and then pushing the “Snake” into the hole. “Hand in the lap” is a way to get the kids to see each step. Once one set of steps is mastered, I have the kids move to the next natural break in the processes. I always teach this skill with the shoe off the foot before I teach it on the foot.
Most kids do not have the hand and sequencing skills to tie their shoes until kindergarten. This is a teachable skill but it is…
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Printed out another game that my child can do independently. I also put my laminator to good use for this activity! This game is perfect for skills such as sorting, categorizing, and receptive language. Thank you, pinterest!
Haven’t updated in a while! But I have been busy since I’ve started working with another family. I still haven’t heard back from schools.. I am hoping that no news is good news for now. Keeping my fingers crossed!
I just wanted to post the acorn math activity I made for one of the kids I work with. I hope this works. We’ll see about that tomorrow!
We run the Fine Motor group twice a week in Jeannie’s classroom and each time we go to our sensory room before beginning the group. In the sensory room our students are able to engage in a variety of movement activities to help build body awareness, strength and endurance. As students engage in the activities it also allows for choice making and language opportunities.
painted for us. We also have a crash pit—great for
proprioceptive and vestibular input. There are also
two swing mounts which we can hook up our
is a very popular piece of equipment. The combination
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Here’s to applying to grad school again! Hopefully this year is a much smoother cycle in spite of all the glitches the first time.
I’ve done everything I possibly could all year to get to this point. Now just one step closer to achieving my dreams ❤