Half (40) of the images are taken with the models against a plain background, showing only the upper body and face. These pictures feature 8 different people whose facial expressions clearly depict each of 5 basic emotions:
Happy * Sad * Angry * Surprised * Disgusted
The remaining 40 cards portray people in realistic emotion-provoking situations and activities taken in natural settings and contexts. The represented scenarios invite discussion about a range of emotions, why the people may feel that way, and possible appropriate and inappropriate responses to these feelings.
Introduce students to sequencing, and help them understand the logical order of events. The 116 Full-Color photographic cards portray common, everyday activities with a heavy emphasis on self-help skills. The full set includes:
Start students with 3-Card sequences, then let them progress all the way up to 10 cards! The cards are also great for understanding what happens next, teaching storytelling or social stories, learning verbs and tenses, or even to use for self-help skills prompts.
The following are free resources for Activities, Lesson Plans, Record Keeping Aids and Articles related to the Language Builder Sequencing Cards:
The Language Builder: Picture Noun Card set is a tremendous tool for teaching key language concepts to preschool age children; children and adults with autism, developmental delay, or speech/language delay; or to anyone first learning or re-learning basic language skills. Experts in the developmental and language fields have provided guidance in content and format, and each image has been specially selected for its familiarity and appeal to children, as well as for its place in cognitive development.
The Language Builder: Picture Noun Card set is designed to teach:
This 350 card set includes stunning, child-pleasing, bright, photographic images from nine basic categories: animals, foods, vehicles, furniture, clothing, toys, everyday objects, shapes, and colors.
The set also comes with divider cards, preprinted stickers for custom organizing, and a sturdy “work-from” box. Each card is a standard photo 3 ½" x 5" size to allow easy incorporation of your own pictures. Real photos make great language builders!
The full Language Builder Picture Card Set includes 350 Images.
The first 105 images form the Basic Stage Set with 6 Each of the following Cards:
Apple, Cookie, Cat, Bird, Airplane, Car, Shoes, Shirt, Chair, Bed, Bicycle, Ball, Spoon, Cup, & Flower
The following are individual images from the set:
Banana, Grapes, Orange, Watermelon, Strawberries, Peach, Grapefruit, Corn, Tomatoes, Broccoli, Carrots, Peas, Salad, Spaghetti, Noodles, Rice, Soup, Sandwich, Tacos, Pizza, Burger, Hotdog, Corn Dog, Chicken, Chicken Nuggets, French Fries, Cake, Cupcake, Donuts, Cereal (flakes), Cereal (O's), Bagel, Bread, Toast, Eggs, Cheese, Butter, Ketchup, Peanut Butter, Crackers, Corn Chips, Cheese Puffs, Pretzels, Popcorn, Jello, Ice Cream, Popsicle, Raisins, Fruit Roll, Candy, Gummy Bears, Gum, Milk, Soda & Juice
Lion, Tiger, Elephant, Rhinoceros, Hippopotamus, Zebra, Giraffe, Kangaroo, Bear, Alligator, Snake, Lizard, Turtle, Spider, Frog, Fish, Duck, Turkey, Chicken, Pig, Sheep, Goat, Cow, Horse, Dog, Rabbit & Mouse
Truck, Van, Jeep, Motorcycle, Bus, Mail Truck, Fire Truck, Ambulance, Police Car, Tow Truck, Shipping Truck, Dump Truck, Bulldozer, Tractor, Train, Boat, Ship & Helicopter
Pants, Jeans, Shorts, Dress, Skirt, Sweater, Jacket, Sweat Shirt, Swim Suit (girl’s), Swim Suit (boy’s), Underwear (boy’s), Underwear (girl’s), Socks, Belt, Hat & Gloves
Couch, Coffee Table, Dining Table, Crib, Dresser & Desk
Baseball Bat, Baseball Glove, Wagon Tricycle, Helmet, Roller Blades, Slide, Swing, Bucket, Shovel, Bubbles, Balloons, Legos, Blocks, Tinker Toys, Play Dough, Crayons, Paints, Dinosaurs, Teddy Bear, Baby Doll, Barbie Doll, Puzzle, View Master, Cassette Player, Potato Head & Toy Car
Plate, Bowl, Knife, Fork, Frying Pan, Hammer, Pillow, Trash Can, Vacuum, Broom, Stove, Stairs, Lamp, Toilet, Bathtub, Sink, Towel, Soap (liquid), Soap (bar), Toothbrush, Hair Brush, Comb, Cell Phone, Camera, Computer, Television, iPod, Headphones, Compact Disk, iPad, Umbrella, Keys, Glasses, Clock, Pencil, Scissors, Books, Back Pack, Lunch Box, Guitar, Stroller, Swimming Pool, Clouds, Grass, Leaf, Rocks & Dirt
The following Colors & Shapes each have a duplicate card for matching:
Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Purple, Black, Brown, Pink, White, & Grey
Square, Circle, Triangle, Rectangle, Diamond, Oval, Heart, Star, Moon, Octagon, Pentagon, & Arrow
3 Blank Cards to be used as distractor cards when introducing new words
The following are free resources for Activities, Lesson Plans, Record Keeping Aids and Articles related to the Language Builder Picture Cards:
Stages Language Builder Verbs & Action Words flash card set offers 230 Verb Cards to help kids recognize and name a large selection of action words.
As with all tools in the Language Builder series, the Verb & Action Words images are current and familiar, and are featured in natural settings. Each picture includes plenty of context clues to make identification easy and fun, and provides great topics for discussion.