love this idea!Use paint sticks and velcro to make an activity of putting things in order; could also use for an individual schedule for kids with autism-- very portable! Could put in a center with words to put in ABC order.
Five Finger Retell! Retelling is a great comprehension strategy in reading. This allows the student to know the important things to state in a retelling of a story. And, relating it to their own hand is something a student can remember.