• Thanksgiving Number Puzzles

    Thanksgiving is just around the corner. I have a fun FREE activity for you to help celebrate or maybe you are simply looking to extend your Math resources? These number puzzles are great for Special Education and Preschool learners. Let’s take a look at what’s included. Thanksgiving Number Puzzles I have created pictures for each puzzle that are designed to…

  • A picture of a spider and some example math activities depicting clip it counting to 10 spiders on web and a 10 frame with numerals under each space and a web above ready to receive spiders.

    Spider Math

    Spider Math is a fun, interactive activity to support emergent learners counting to ten. The two different levels helps to engage a range of learners. Great for a number of themes including Halloween, Gardens, and Nursery Rhymes. Best of all it is free. Read on to find out more about the product. Spider Math Clip-it Who doesn’t love a good…

  • Picture advertising Boo! Clip it book and Prewriting patterns. Includes picture of a ghost and a sample page of clip it and pre-writing patterns.

    BOO! Halloween Clip It, Book and Pre-writing Patterns

    Boo! Let the fun begin. Do you celebrate all things Halloween in your class? In New Zealand we have really only started getting into Halloween in the last decade. My students love it, so I made some products for them and I thought I would share. The interactive activities will engage students and they are coming to you for free!…

  • Photo of an iPad symbol system saying 'what to do' sitting on a page of core symbols.

    AAC – A Core Word Approach

    Teaching an AAC (Augmentative Alternative Communication) system to our students who require support to communicate, is essential. As October is AAC Awareness month, I thought I would share some ideas to implement a core word approach. Have an AAC Plan Having a plan when it comes to implementing AAC is important. It ensures that all team members can support the…

  • Picture of the cover of an interactive core word book called I see farm. Photo of a sheep and symbols for 'see'. Second page showing a picture of a horse and the core symbols along with a sentence I see a horse.

    I ‘See’ Farm – Core Word Activities

    I ‘see’ farm is a fun package utilising real photos of farm animals that will engage your learners. Consisting of an interactive errorless book, clip it activities and farm yard background scenes, I am sure your students will love it as much as mine do. Also included is a freebie for you for reading this article. Read on to find…

  • A poster with a heart picture and the words to the song Te Aroha. Nz Maori Language Week.

    Te Reo Māori – Māori Language Week

    Te Reo Māori is a critical part of New Zealand culture and increasingly the education setting. And rightly so. September 9th to the 15th is Māori language week in NZ. It is a beautiful language and one of three offical languages in New Zealand. The other two are English and NZ sign language. The aim of this week is to…

  • Fall/Autumn Number Puzzles

    Fall/Autumn number puzzles anyone? Hi all. This pack provides great seasonal fun for your students. Perhaps you are looking for resources to support a garden or food theme! These are so useful for anytime of year really and Fall/Autumn colours are so lovely too! Read on to see what’s included then grab yourself some free resources. How to use Fall/Autumn…

  • Fall Autumn Task Box Activities

    Fall (or Autumn) is a wonderful time of year. I love the leaves tumbling down, the crunch of apples and pumpkin soup! And what about those colours? Even if you are in the Southern Hemisphere apples and pumpkins are still plentiful. Would you like some great activities for Special Ed or Preschool/Kindergarten to go with this theme? Read on to…

  • Picture of bookmarks containing pictures and words.

    Bookmarks – For all Readers

    Bookmarks in our class are used to encourage students to read books, to support the staff when reading with kids, and to support parents when reading at home. Ready to find out more? Read on and download a copy for your students. Why use bookmarks? Ok, I know kids love viewing stories and reading stories on iPads and computers. However,…

  • Picture symbols of wait, your turn and finished. Picture of a visual strip with the same symbols and numbers 0 to 10.

    Taking Turns Visual Strip

    Taking turns can sometimes present a challenge in pre-school and kindergarten classes. For many students in Special Education classrooms; waiting, taking turns and finishing a preferred toy or activity when asked, is a challenge. I have a resource that will help. Read on for how I use the taking turns visual strip and then download a free copy for yourself.…