Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Valentine's Day Feelings Book ---Download and Use Please!
There is so much stuff out there for Valentine's Day, it's hard to narrow down possible activities to the few you can actually do with the kids. I try to narrow things down, so that the focus of the activity is centered around IEP goals, and not on a super cute product.
One goal which is ongoing is for the children to identify and talk about feelings. The goal should go beyond merely identifying facial expressions, but for the child to tell others what makes him feel certain ways. The reasons are different for every child. I found a nice little activity on Boardmaker Share that I was able to convert to a simple book. Although there are only three feelings identified in this book, if you have Boardmaker, this is easily expandable to include other feelings. The icons for examples of why they feel certain ways can also be changed to fit the specific environment of the children you work with.
Click here to Download the Feelings Book for Valentine's Day in Boardmaker
If you have Boardmaker, it's your lucky day because you can expand on this with extra feelings, and change out some of the icons.
Click here to Download the Feelings Book for Valentine's Day in pdf
If you don't have Boardmaker, it's still your lucky day. This is my Valentine's gift to you and the kids you work with!