She is a teacher and has so many ideas to help with classroom needs. Meeting Sensory Needs Use a hairband and it works too! Really helps student GRIP correctly!

Correct Pencil Grip -- Another pinner wrote: Meeting Sensory Needs For Kids with Autism/Asperger's- I use a hairband and it works too! Really helps student GRIP correctly!

great idea for teaching pencil grasp

Toddler/ Preschool Fine Motor Great idea for teaching pencil grasp from: Building Blocks Pediatric Occupational Therapy Services, LLC

Alphabet boxes with a list of ideas for contents

Alphabet boxes are wonderful tools to use when introducing letters and letter sounds. Students begin to associate letters with the objects in the alphabet boxes. Students can investigate the contents of the boxes during center time.

Free Robot Worksheet - Handwriting Practice

Kids will love this and some really need the practice. What a fun way to get some small motor practice early in the school year!


For class word wall: A couple white sheets, a note sent home instructing mom to dress the kids in colorful clothes, and a ladder (and a photographer who is not afraid of heights! So fun! You could also do shapes.or spell out the name of the school!

When learning how to read, letter recognition is crucial. These eggs provide a fun way to engage the students in practicing letter recognition of upper and lowercase letters.

great idea to reinforce letter recognition. I have tons of these, and for the whole next year, Noah and I are going to be doing alot of homework before kindergarden!

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Writing letters in salt

19 Ridiculously Simple DIYs Every Elementary School Teacher Should Know

Had when i worked in a preschool and kids love them! I would use colored sand instead of white salt. DIY salt tray with alphabet cards. Easy to make and kids have fun smoothing out the salt after correctly making the letter

Handwriting Practice Mats to improve your students' handwriting. ****My Bestseller**** You can turn them into dry erase boards to save time and money +

Free Instant Download: Complete A to Z Letter Find Worksheet Packet (27-Pages)

Free Instant Download: Complete A to Z Letter Find Worksheet Packet (27-Pages)

Looking for some letter recognition practice for your Tot, Preschooler, or Kindergartner? A to Z Letter Find is a fun way to help kids recognized upper and lower case alphabet letters.

Letter hunt

Use bingo marker for words too. Give child a bingo marker, a page with lots of words in big print, and a card with a sight word on it. Child marks all the words he finds.

Adventures in Kindergarten: Class Book Ideas

Alphabet Classroom, ABC Bulletin Board idea FUN idea for an ABC book (or poster) to send home with the kids! Or use the letters for a bulletin board!

FREE ~ The entire alphabet letter ID printables!

Free Full Alphabet Letter Identification Printables

Full Alphabet Letter Identification Printables - Use do-a-dot markers to practice identifying letters in a quick, easy, and fun way!

letter recognition. I like this idea because it is something you can easily do at home with your kids, and a quick way to encourage those letter recognition concepts we work so hard at in kindergarten and first grade.

Children choose a letter out of a bucket and dab it with a bingo marker. (Different colour for each letter.) Good for letter recognition. Do something similar with numbers 1 through 10 or Can add pictures for sound recognition also

There are several ways for children to learn the alphabet. This activity is just one of many great ways to help with letter recognition! #phonics #reading #letterrecognition

ABC Station, Lots of literacy and math station printables. I like this letter matching activity, although I'd do it so they spell actual words.