pencil fidgets- interesting!
Sensory Hacks for Fidgety Child | Simple solutions that I am going to try today! Such great ideas for the classroom and home!
Fidget Rings - what a great ADHD aid!
make a weighted pencil
Did you know that placing a red dot in the middle of words can help children see the whole word? Try it for students who just look at the beginning of words and then guess.
Fidgets Zipper Bracelets I think these would suit those older children who might be self conscious if given a 'toy'
Prohibits roll away dice. Seriously, why didn't I think of this? Now I won't have the kids throwing the dice all over the room!
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Sensory bottle idea: Cut up pipe-cleaners and place them in a bottle. Use a magnet to manipulate them.
Fine Motor Skills
This is something that is so hard for my students to understand... such a good sign!
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A Special Sparkle: Visual Solutions For Staying in Your Space. This would be excellent for a child with ADD/ADHD, autism, etc.... in a classroom setting.
ADHD / Autism
10 Easy To-Do Yoga Poses for Kids
Interesting Health News 'n' Facts
seating that allows for movement, pic only
Quiet Critters sit on desks of students who are working quietly, but they disappear at the first sign of noise. Love this idea!
The Sid Shuffle - Ice Age: Continental Drift - get your kids up and moving
Examples of accommodations that can be used in the classroom to help kids with ADHD
4 great fidget toys for kids - necessary for stress release and staying focused
All 24 crayons will fit in a soap box.
Babies of the Future
Worry Warriors : Help Kids Cope with Anxiety - great list of crafts and hands-on activities along with some helpful book suggestions!
this website gives you ideas for classroom set-up. Click on how many students are in your class and it will give you different layouts for desks
Get your classroom organized with Evernote - it's been a lifesaver for me as a teacher!
"Fuzzy Ball Fix" for correcting pencil grasp.