Movement & Sensory Break Visuals for Students with Autism

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Teaching Sensory Explorers
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These visuals support students using the sensory room safely and effectively. It covers a range of activities and choices in a clear and concise way.
I use this for a couple of my students who need the visual supports. It helps them greatly make a choice and allows the process to move smoothly.
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Help your students learn to self regulate their emotions with these movement and sensory break visuals, created using Smarty Symbols this listing is perfect for students with autism. Sensory and movement breaks can be used for both alerting and calming students in your classroom. Suitable for special education, early Intervention, classrooms or home use. Use these visuals throughout the day to teach your students to self regulate in addition to helping students deal with big emotions.

This listing Includes:

1) Movement + Sensory Break Visuals:

-15 Movement Break visuals

-15 Sensory Break visuals

-13 Oral Motor Activities visuals

-15 Emotion Visuals

3 Versions of each page included: 1x color round edge, 1x color square edge for quick prep, 1x black and white version for saving ink

SENSORY: Deep breaths, Body sock, Squeeze toy, light toy, liquid toy, music, book, therapy band, sensory box, blanket, squeezes, sensory toy, deep pressure, beanbag, sensory swing.

MOVEMENT: Slither like a snake, Crab walk, Bear walk, Frog jumps, Gallop, Army crawl, Stretch, Wall pushups, March on spot, Walk, Stepping stones, Jumping Jacks, Bounce on a ball, Roll on a ball, Trampoline.

ORAL MOTOR: Chewy tube, blow bubbles, kazoo, vibrating chewy, whistle, crunchy snack, gum, blow pinwheel, drink with a straw, oral motor exercises, make faces in mirror, harmonica, blow up a balloon.

FEELINGS: Frustrated, angry, silly, tired, bored, anxious, fidgety, worried, scared, happy, interested, pleased, proud, thankful.

(Note: 5 positive emotions have been included as you may find them useful for other purposes)

Visuals are 4.5cm x 4.5cm

2) Choice Boards:

Great for whole class use/ sensory/ take a break corner

-Relax and take a break board (attach 8 break visuals using Velcro)

-Feelings and Emotions board (attach 8 emotion visuals using Velcro)

Great for individual student use

-Take a break choice board (attach 8 visuals, students choice an emotion and a break card and attach it to the boxes at the bottom)

- Small break choices board (attach 4 visuals, purple and blue included)

-I feel...I get myself ready to learn (student choices a feeling and a break visual, B/W, purple and blue versions).

3) Simple everyday use visuals

-6x Break Visuals For students who are not yet able to choose a specific break.

-6x Help Visuals To allow students to request for help from an adult.

Visuals can be cut, laminated and be stored on the black and white version of the visuals using Velcro. Alternativly you may like to stick the visuals onto popsticks for students to choose from.

Please see preview before making a purchase :)


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