Chillingham Class have a smell and song of the day – please click on the song symbol to link to the daily songs on our YouTube channel.

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Monday

     

Body Awareness / Ready to learn activity –  Brushing firmly on arms hands and legs and back.

This is a fab series on YouTube for learners who have limited movement.

Don’t be put off by her use of skittles. You can use virtually anything [a cereal packet] they can knock over.

My Thinking – Work on ILP targets – try and focus on one a day.

Creative/Tactile – Choose an art activity from the sheet provided 

Sensory Story  – Journey to the moon

This is good to do every day if you can as repetition builds familiarity and anticipation and then they learn more.

Relational interactive – Story massage and proprioceptive massage. This helps your child become aware of her/his body and where it is in space.

Tuesday

     

Body Awareness / Ready to learn activity – Fanning their face fast and slowly. You can use a fan but a piece of card would do, or the pages of a book.

Handy Pac is today’s physical activity. It is a part of the Tac Pac program but you don’t need any props or objects just your hands.

This Youtube video demonstrates how to do it very clearly while the music is playing. Your child can be in any position they feel comfortable. 

My Thinking – Attention Autism (Attention Bucket) You can do this every day. The repetition is good and then I will change it after a week or two.

Creative/Tactile – Choose an art activity from the sheet provided.

Sensory Story  – Journey to the moon

This is good to do every day if you can as repetition builds familiarity and anticipation and then they learn more.

Relational interactive – Turn taking, rolling a ball or throwing balloon between you and your child.

Wednesday

     

Body Awareness / Ready to learn activity – Stroke and dab with ice cubes.

Go for a walk with a walk sensory activity [different one each week]

My Thinking – Work on ILP targets – try and focus on one a day.

Creative/Tactile – Choose an art activity from the sheet provided.

Sensory Story  – Journey to the moon

This is good to do every day if you can as repetition builds familiarity and anticipation and then they learn more.

Relational interactive Joint attention activities

 

Thursday

     

Body Awareness / Ready to learn activity – Yoga

Copy the teddy on this Youtube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oG2JfBVfVV8

Sensory circuit for those who are more mobile. They may need you to do this with them as there’s lots of language.

My Thinking – Work on ILP targets – try and focus on one a day.

Creative/Tactile – Choose an art activity from the sheet provided.

Sensory Story  – Journey to the moon

This is good to do every day if you can as repetition builds familiarity and anticipation and then they learn more.

Relational interactive – Musical PowerPoint (Coming Soon) or if no internet access sing with your child their favourite songs. Pause in the middle of a line and see if they try to get you to continue. Pause before dramatic parts and wait for anticipation.

 

Friday

     

Body Awareness / Ready to learn activity

Mr Higgins inclusive PElots of videos to choose from you can work your way through them fun with balloons among other things all easily resourced at home.

My Thinking – Work on ILP targets – try and focus on one a day.

Creative/Tactile – Choose an art activity from the sheet provided.

Sensory Story  – Journey to the moon

This is good to do every day if you can as repetition builds familiarity and anticipation and then they learn more.

Relational interactive – Rapport based play

Additional Ideas

Andy Pidcock – Live music sessions on YouTube every Wednesday and Friday at 11.00am.

Big Top Musical Adventures    (The children all love the Autumn adventure!)

Tim Godwin  – Tim Godwin does some very simple musical videos that build anticipation and are great fun. Sellotape, shaving foam, water spray and windy fan and balloon are all great and short activities to fill in gaps in a day.