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Great book used many times in school districts. Answers to Questions Teachers Ask about Sensory Integration: Forms, Checklists, and Practical Tools for Teachers and Parents [Paperback], (sensory integration, sensory processing disorder, special needs, spd, child behavior, sensory sensitive child, occupational therapy, sensory diet, autism, classroom management) provide copy for each teacher
How can occupational therapy help? In its simplest terms, occupational therapy helps people across the lifespan participate in the things they want and need to do through the therapeutic use of everyday activities and play (occupations). Common occupational therapy interventions include helping children with disabilities to participate fully in school and social situations, helping children with sensory integration and providing supports for children experiencing physical and cognitive changes.
Muffin Tin & Pingpong Ball Math Game - FUN! Can put sight words and play it as a Word Game Pingpong. Such a challenge to support Kinesthetic learners in the classroom. Could I adapt this somehow with bean bags that won't bounce all over?
Brain Breaks For The Classroom. This pack is HUGE with 52 brain breaks AND an editable file to add your own!
Classroom timeline. I really fell off on taking pics this year, I vow to get better next year. Maybe this will help keep me accountable? (or, more like me, I will do an awesome job on aug- October & then the rest of the months will be blank. Lol)