The sensory aspect of this lesson—sandpaper and cotton balls—really hits the mark! Social skills including empathy and kindness, which are not intuitive for all preschoolers, are effectively reinforced.
Sorting office supplies by numbers. This is a great task that combines not only item recognition, but also counting. All is one packaging and assembly task. Perfect of a vocational or life skills setting. Read more at: http://autismtank.blogspot.com/2013/02/sorting-office-supplies.html
This Common Signs and Symbols for Visual Learners Interactive Activity Book and File Folder SET for Autism includes an EASY-TO-ASSEMBLE interactive activity book with 20 real life scenarios AND two file folder activities for matching skill practice!
Pony Bead Counting Match Activity. This would make a great work assembly task for a life skills setting. Or, if you don't put the number bead, have students match the ring with a number card. Watch a how-to video at: http://www.childcareland.com/home/ring-bead-counting