Visual Directions Cards Editable - Following Directions - Classroom Management

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I learned very quickly that my kinder students needed step by step visuals! These are exactly what I was looking for! Love the graphics and there are tons of choices!
This is perfect for my split class. Reduces questions during small groups as others can be independent and check the steps.


Visual direction cards are a must have classroom management tool! These direction posters offer your little learners the visual support they so desperately need. Help your visual learners be successful with following directions. The icons are the perfect image cue for  ELL and emergent readers.  

These picture directions cards are an essential behavior management tool. As a teacher, you simply give instructions and display the cards. These visual direction cards will save you so much time, and you can finally stop repeating yourself. The visual reminders help students develop independence and remember the steps in multistep directions. 

Over 120 Different Directions!

Display them in your classroom to help everyone see and remember! They are perfect for putting on whiteboards with magnets, placing in pocket charts, clipping up, and more! Print and laminate for repeated use.

With the direction cue cards, students will have a constant visual reminder of what they need to do, promoting independence and reducing disruptions.

⭐ What's Included

  • Instruction Visuals: write, write name, color (2 versions), marker, paint, Q-tip painting,  finger space, draw, listen, look, erase, share, think, trace, underline, read, wipe, quiet, match, point, find, dot-to-dot, recycle, trash, cubby, mailbox, number, folder, turn in, sharpen, backpack, lunch, clean up, sit, line up, raise hand, help out, rug, calendar, greeting, message, restroom, check work
  • Fine Motor Visuals: dough, clothespin, hole punch, puzzle (2 versions), stamp, tweezer, tear, fold, beads, finger paint, dab, tape, staple, highlight, dab, spin, push pin, lacing, dropper, tongs
  • Center Visuals: build a word, puzzles, build, clip card, count, pattern, sort, task card, cubes, shapes, roll the dice, spin, geoboard, match (2 versions), group, partner, teacher, library, listen, geoboards, task cards, graph 
  • Supply Visuals: cut, glue (2 versions), pencil, crayons, eraser, clipboard, book, pencil box, journal, paper, markers, paint (2 versions), iPad, computer, laptop, ruler, calculator, notebook, whiteboard, dry erase marker
  • Manipulative Visuals: buttons, bears, balance, cards, games, cubes, marbles, links, number line, money, sticks, dice, shapes, spinner (2 versions), magnets, letters, counters
  • Number Cards 1-10
  • Ordinal Number Cards 1st-10th

The best part, each of the cards comes with pictures and words or you can edit some of the words to meet your needs. 

***You must have PowerPoint to edit those cards.

These visual direction cards are perfect because students will have a visual reminder of what they are to do, in what order, and what supplies are needed.


⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Jennifer C. said "This helped each student a little differently: one stay on task, one prevented melt-down by knowing what came next without frustration, a few were helped with an easy redirection, instead of relying on my to tell them each time they wandered off, I just pointed to the picture. Great resource for all students struggling with verbal directions for any reason!"

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Abigal W. said " I used these with a student who spoke no English and was having difficulty adjusting to the classroom. They helped us work through the language barrier, and even now, they help all of my students remember directions."

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Katelin P. said "I LOVE THIS PRODUCT. This helps my students know the steps during my group time and I don't have to re explain the directions 26 times."

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Katie B. said "I love that these are editable so I can make them work for my room. They have been great to use to promote independence."


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