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Make a salt handwriting tray from a wooden toy box - repinned by @PediaStaff – Please Visit ht.ly/63sNt for all our ped therapy, school & special ed pins

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

Building Shapes with Craft Sticks is kinda the only one Owen would be interested in at his age but these are cool!

A, Bee, C, Preschool: Building Shapes. Kindergarten readiness: Colored craft sticks are labeled with the number of sides each shape has, ie: 3 purple sticks - triangle. The children will choose a color and build the matching colored shape from the sticks.

Make an “I’m done!” cup for early-finishers. | 19 Ridiculously Simple DIYs Every Elementary School Teacher Should Know

(via Team Vs First Grade Fun: Im Done Cups) Students pick a stick from the Im Done cup and work on an activity when they are finished with their work. Teachers can range the activities depending on the grade.

This is a good idea for letter recognition (upper/lower case).

Idea: build sight words with scrabble tiles LINK: Rockabye Butterfly: BOB Books- SamPrintables and extension activities for BOB books (one great idea: use bananagrams game to build words)

Word families flip book - great for helping your kids learn to read

Additional Education Page: Word families flip book - great for helping students learn to read. A fun and easy way to help beginning readers learn the basic concepts.

Teaching colors- a great way to teach colors and counting with this hands on activity.

Button Sorting Cups - What a brilliant idea for your toddler/preschooler! Adding this to our collection of activities to promote fine-motor skills and color recognition! ≈≈ Great idea for a busy bag party

Sorting Shapes Sheet

My year old loved this- I added different sizes, shapes, colors & textures. A good way for the teacher to see that the younger students know that shapes can come in different sizes while making the activity fun for the students

From the beginning of the year until the end, these fun activities will get your students excited about learning. You should definitely go out and get some popsicle sticks for this.

Create word family LEGO blocks - 19 Ridiculously Simple DIYs Every Elementary School Teacher Should Know

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!