Building Basic Letter Knowledge with U-Play Mat

April 04, 2014

Lesson Overview

In this activity, children will work on recognizing beginning letters of words and will find corresponding plastic letter.  

Objectives/Goals

  • Recognize letters
  • Successfully match plastic letters to word beginning with the same letter.
  • Build gross motor and fine motor skills through picking up and moving letters to the corresponding Language Builder Card.

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Lang-O-Learn Everyday Objects Card Set & Kid in a Story Book Maker

April 04, 2014

Lesson Overview

Students will use Everyday Object Lang-O-Learn Cards in conjunction with Kid in a Story app to build vocabulary on common objects that can be found around the home and at school. The app enables sharing between parents, therapists, and teacher which leads to consistency across all environments. 

Objective/Goals 

  • Build expressive and receptive vocabulary surrounding common objects. 
  • Sharing activities across all learning environments (home, school, therapy)
  • Build digital and print literacy

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Food Description Bingo

April 03, 2014

Lesson Overview

Using Stages Bingo sets provides children an opportunity to build various language skills through seeing and hearing new vocabulary words. 

Objectives/Goals 

  • Recognizing and naming familiar foods
  • Building descriptive vocabulary. Recognizing foods by description and providing basic descriptions for foods.  
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Matching Things that are the Same

April 03, 2014

Lesson Overview

Students will use Stages Learning Memory game to practice identifying things that are alike.

Objectives/Goals

  • Identify things that are the same. 
  • Engage in turn taking when working with others. 

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Identifying Feelings with Emotion Cards

April 03, 2014

Lesson Overview

Use Stages Emotion cards with literature to support a child's recognition of facial emotions in various contexts. 

Objectives/Goals

  • Learning and naming parts of the human face.
  • Learning that people carry many cues to identify how they feel.
  • Learning that facial expressions change as emotions change.

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Collaborating with Stages Cube Puzzles

April 02, 2014

Lesson Overview

Student will gain familiarity with the Stages Cube puzzle through hands on exploration. 

Objectives/Goals

  • Spatial awareness and hand eye coordination
  • Peer collaboration - working with others to solve a problem. 
  • Demonstrate an increasing attention span by remaining on a task until completion. 

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