I made these flash cards for teaching my autistic son sorting into different categories.
Categories included in this download:
I have laid them out for easy printing - with a black border to indicate 'cut' lines.
I recommend using at least 250 micron laminating sheets and sealing the edges to ensure the flashcards are hardy and water (and juice!) resistant.
Flashcard print size: 2.9 inches (width), 3.4 inches (length) @ 300 dpi
I also use them with my son - see some examples below:
1. Place 2 categories cards (to start) on the table, let's say 'animals' and 'clothes'. Give the child some plastic animals and real clothing items and say 'sort'.
2. Place 2 categories cards (to start) on the table, let's say 'animals' and 'clothes'. Give the child a pack of 3 'animal' flashcards and 3 'clothes' flashcards and say 'sort'. You can also start with only 1 card and work your way up.
I always do hand-over-hand when starting something new to give my boy as much support as possible. As he gets more confident, I fade my prompts.