Special education students need to develop a strong understanding of numbers and how they relate to each other. This deep understanding will hep them learn life skills and be functional in their community. Here are some of the materials and activities we use in order to develop strong math skills in my special education classroom. These ideas are ideal for self-contained settings and students with autism.
The Wobbly Squares Blanket is a square v-stitch blanket made with double crochet together stitches instead of traditional plain double crochet pattern. The dc2tog (double crochet together) pattern is addicting and soothing to use and creates a lovely “wobbly” square pattern.