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What Do I Need? {meal prep, life skills, independence}

Knowing how to select the necessary items needed to make a meal or a snack is an essential life skills task that is often difficult to teach in the classroom. Let's face it, these are not items we have readily available in our classrooms! I have a student

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Calming Yoga Cards for Kids

Yoga can be a great coping tool to teach students. You can use it during counseling sessions, in the classroom, or as part of mindful moments. 34 Yoga Cards, 8 Suggested Sequences. Social Emotional Workshop.

The REAL Teachers of Orange County: Bank, Store, Paycheck... Just a Day In the Life of a Classroom Economy System!

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COOK To Learn {An Educational Cooking Unit}

I do a lot of cooking in my classroom! When my students and I aren’t doing Science, we’re cooking! Cooking is not only an essential life skill, it is a great opportunity to teach students essential literacy and mathematical skills. Through cooking and working with recipes, students are exposed to reading, sequencing, following directions, measurement; and other mathematical operations, and they have fun while doing it!

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Portable Behavior System

Do you have a positive classroom behavior system that students are rocking in the classroom, but it's falling apart outside of the classroom? I did. Class Dojo has been a great tool in my Autism classroom, but it was falling apart at recess, lunch, and ma

from Thirty Handmade Days

Guidelines for Practical Life Skills for Kids!

Guidelines for Practical Life Skills for Kids! A list of life skills kids should know before they leave home.


Host a Classroom Book Tasting!

File this under lessons that must be repeated multiple times throughout the year! Wonderful idea with great pictures and description on how to do it!

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25 Funny & Easy Elf on the Shelf Ideas

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Think Before You Speak Printable Posters

This is a poster that will help students both in school and out of school. This is a valuable life lesson to learn. It would be a great thing to talk about with students at the beginning of the year and continue coming back to it. –Krissy Euer