Structured Play Centers

Totally Autism
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Not Grade Specific
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Structured play centers is a great way to practice fine motor skills, visual perception skills, following directions, and social skills. It is perfect to use as an independent work station or morning tubs! Students need times of their day to work with their hands and be a little creative! Your students will have so much fun with these center choices!

Read this blog post to learn more about how I implement this in my classroom

Students that have behaviors such as task avoidance and escape maintained behavior will feel like they have more choice in what they do.

This resource includes 6 types of play choices that students can choose from. Each center choice has an easier and harder version.

1. Dot Art

2. Modeling Dough

3. Geoboards

4. Building Bricks

5. Pattern Blocks

6. Connecting Cubes

3 options of center schedules are included and they are editable!

Please see the full video preview to see what is included!

You will need access to the following items. Most items you already have or someone in your school will have:

1. storage bins to hold each center choice

2. bingo daubers or dot art markers

3. geoboards with colorful rubber bands

4. modeling dough

5. Unifix or connecting cubes

6. building blocks and a base plate

5. pattern blocks

Take pictures of how you use structured play centers in your classroom and share them with me on Instagram! @TotallyAutism

Total Pages
132 pages
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Teaching Duration
Lifelong tool
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