Halloween Craftivities

For the last two weeks I’ve done some cute, simple Halloween crafts with my Preschoolers and Intellectual Disabilities rooms. The first was a fun candy corn activity where we used a rather unconventional paint brush.  I saw this idea first here.  I used cotton balls held by clothes pins; I wrapped a rubber band around the […]

5 Senses with 2 crafts

Everybody knows the flexibility and appeal of Mr. Potato Head.  Last week I used him to target the 5 senses with my preschoolers and intellectual disabilities students! Here are the supplies I started with: Each child was able to pick a blue or purple paper for their background (not pictured above because I grabbed those […]

Winter crafts for severe disabilities

I want to catch you up on the activities we’ve done this winter with our intellectual disabilities classes during the last few weeks! Sensory Snowmen! We incorporated a TON of different sensory aspects, but the OT had some great ideas on how to adapt our equipment.  I love working with her, for that reason, because […]

Spring and Mother’s Day crafts for low incidence populations

I’ve been slacking on my usual posts about activities with low incidence populations, so now I’m playing catchup.  Here’s what I’ve done with my intellectually disabled group for the past three weeks. I live in a suburb of Washington, DC, so the Cherry Blossoms are a big thing.  When I saw this on Pinterest, I […]