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Life Skills Ideas

Activity: Life Skills

Short description: Ideas for Life Skills activities- could focus on one a day, choose ones which are most appropriate or meaningful

Teacher: Natalie Lambert

Suitable for: All Students

 

Cleaning Windows

Cleaning windows

Activity: Life Skills

Short description: Cleaning windows-Could use a spray bottle with water in or a sponge and bucket of water- might get a bit wet and messy so will probably need a change of clothes! Could clean the outside or inside of windows

Teacher: Natalie Lambert

Suitable for: All Students


Hanging Up The Washing

Hanging the washing example 3.jpg  Hanging the washing example 1

Hanging the washing example 2

Activity: Life Skills

Short description: Hanging up the washing- attach a piece of string at both ends to a wall and practice pegging small clothing shapes onto it, you could also practice hanging real clothes on a washing line using pegs or placing wet clothes on a radiator etc.

Teacher: Natalie Lambert

Suitable for: All Students


Making a Placemat

Making placemat

Activity: Life Skills

Short description: Making a placemat for dinner

Teacher: Natalie Lambert

Suitable for: All Students

Make a Placemat and help to set the table for dinner time- some students will be able to draw around the cutlery, plate and cup etc. and then stick them in the correct places.

For some students it may be best for the shapes to be cut out ready and they decorate the placematt and stick the cutlery on with some support.


Sweeping and using a Hoover

Hoover example 1  Hoover example 2.jpg

Hoover example 3.jpg

Activity: Life Skills

Short description: Sweeping, using a broom or dustpan and brush, either in the garden (if you have one) or in the house encourage your child to sweep up using a dustpan and brush or a broom.

You could also encourage your child to use a Hoover to help clean the house, highlighting how to use the equipment safely.


Tying Shoe Laces

Tying shoe laces

Teacher: Natalie Lambert

Suitable for: All Students

Activity: Life Skills

Short description: Tying Shoes- could either practice using real shoes or make cardboard shoes, drawing around real shoes and choosing colours for their shoes and decorate them

Teacher: Natalie Lambert

Suitable for: All Students


Watering plants

Watering Plants

Activity: Life Skills

Short description: If you have a garden then your child could help water the plants/grass/flowers. You could also use a spray and water indoor plants too if possible. You could also collect seeds from vegetables and fruit and try growing them in pots with compost.

Teacher: Natalie Lambert

Suitable for: All Students


Emotions Board

Activity: Feelings board

Short description: Symbols to support emotional wellbeing. 

Teacher: Jake Meegan

Suitable: All

Feelings Board (.pdf file)

Hand Washing

Activity: Hand washing

Short description: Symbols to support NHS guidance on handwashing.

Teacher: Jake Meegan

Suitable: All

Washing Hands Symbol Support (.pdf file)


Activity: Life Skills

Short Description: 20 different things to do at home

Teacher: Rachel Jarvis-Brand

Suitable for: 14-19

20 life skills I can learn at home (.pdf file)

Emotional Wellbeing

Match the emotions (.pdf file)

Face Mask story

Face Mask story (.pdf file)

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