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A fidget is an effective intervention for students who struggle to focus in class. Everything distracts them. They cannot sit still. Fidgets are an age-old strategy to help these children. Basically, it’s something to handle to keep their fingers busy. If used correctly, it can help calm the child and if calm, the child can focus and LEARN.
This product contains a story that can help introduce the idea of a fidget to a child. It helps set some rules and talks about how the main character uses his fidget. It comes in a variety of sizes so you can print the one that you like best.
The book shows a Koosh Ball as the fidget. But you may use anything that works to help your child calm. In fact, included in this product is a PENCIL TOPPER and WRIST BAND that can be used as a fidget.
ALSO INCLUDED IS A TOOL TO CREATE YOUR OWN 4 PAGE LITTLE BOOK. You may edit and add your own pictures. Pictures of the child and of his/her fidget will make your book something to treasure. Send a copy home to involve parents.
The BOOKMARKS are just a fun reminder of the topic.
Be sure and download the PREVIEW for a detailed peek!
Social stories are an entertaining format that children can relate to. They are a basis for discussion and can be used over and over. These stories state the problem, why it's a problem, and what to do about it.
Print and fold this Little Book as many times as you like (Folding instructions included). Send a copy home so parents can read it with their child and reinforce your efforts in school. If a copy is damaged, print another. Collect an assortment of these little social story books and allow your students to read the books whenever they like.
You can even LAMINATE the books so they will survive even the most challenging students! (See the FAQ included for hints on how to do this.)
INCLUDED IN THIS PRODUCT ARE THE FOLLOWING:
> Using A Fidget - LITTLE BOOK (3½ x 4¼ inches when folded) - color.
> Using A Fidget - BIGGER BOOK (8½ x 7 inches when folded) - color.
> Using A Fidget - BIGGER BOOK (8½ x 5½ inches when folded) - color.
> Using A Fidget - BIGGER BOOK (8½ x 5½ inches when folded) - black & white.
> Using A Fidget - POWERPOINT VERSION - 9 slides total
> BOOK MARKS - color and B&W 8½x11 paper
> PENCIL TOPPER - color and B&W 8½x11 paper
> Make Your Own 4 page Little Book 8½x11 paper
> HELP! - Contents, How to Fold, How to Print, FAQ
Be sure to look at the preview (click PREVIEW above) before purchasing this product to be sure this social story supports your need.
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