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By Exceptional Thinkers
File folder activities are perfect for daily morning tasks, independent work, math centers, discrete trials, sub plans, early finishers, or even homework! This bundle includes Counting, 2D Shapes, 3D Shapes, Coins, & Time. 27 file folder games
Subjects:
Math, Life Skills, Special Education
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Math Centers, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
K.CC.A.1, K.CC.A.3, K.CC.B.4, K.CC.B.4a, K.CC.B.4b, K.CC.B.4c, K.CC.B.5, K.MD.B.3, 1.MD.B.3, 2.MD.C.7, K.G.A.1...
$21.65
$17.32
113
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By Exceptional Thinkers
Finally, file folder games for the whole year! Your students will LOVE these seasonal File Folder Activities! They're the perfect addition to your learning centers and will add tons of fun to your reading and math centers! Match letters, numbers,
Subjects:
Holidays/Seasonal, Phonics, Special Education
Grades:
PreK, Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Math Centers, Games
$101.25
$70.88
54
Bundle
By Exceptional Thinkers
Practice telling time with these fun math file folder games! File folder games are perfect for daily morning tasks, independent work, math centers, discrete trials, sub plans, early finishers, or even homework. These activities were originally
Subjects:
Math, Life Skills, Special Education
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Math Centers, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
1.MD.B.3, 2.MD.C.7
$5.00
532
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By Exceptional Thinkers
Practice fine motor and language arts skills as students cut, paste, trace, match, spell, and write out the days of the week, months of the year, & color words! These no prep activities are modified to accommodate a variety of ability
Subjects:
Occupational Therapy, Handwriting, Special Education
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RF.K.1, RF.K.1b, RF.K.2
$12.15
$9.72
171
Bundle
By Exceptional Thinkers
Practice sorting recyclables in your own mini Recycling Center with these Recycling Labels, File Folder Games, and Recycling Activities! Sort recyclable items from compost, match recyclables to their recycling bin, and use the writing prompt to
Subjects:
Life Skills, Environment, Special Education
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Science Centers, Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas
$4.75
140
Digital Download PDF (6.06 MB)
By Exceptional Thinkers
This Fingerprint Craft Calendar would make the perfect gift for someone special! Complete the entire calendar for one great gift idea, or do each project separately for fun fingerprint crafts throughout the year. Each month's fingerprint project
Subjects:
Holidays/Seasonal, Poetry, Occupational Therapy
Grades:
PreK, Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Bulletin Board Ideas
CCSS:
RL.K.7, RL.K.10, RF.K.1a, RF.K.2a, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.4
$5.50
171
Digital Download PDF (14.92 MB)
By Exceptional Thinkers
These ABC File Folder Games are the perfect addition to your reading centers! Match uppercase & lowercase letters, & letter sounds with these fun file folder activities. Use them as independent centers, discrete trial tasks, morning Do Now
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Phonics, Special Education
Grades:
PreK, Homeschool, Kindergarten
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Printables, Games
$3.00
31
Digital Download PDF (4.24 MB)
By Exceptional Thinkers
Want to practice putting groceries away, but don't have access to a real kitchen? This fun life skills file folder activity reinforces Activities for Daily Living skills and would complement any special education or autism program. Students with
Subjects:
Life Skills, Cooking, Special Education
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Interactive Notebooks, Activities, Games
CCSS:
L.K.5a, L.K.5c
$3.20
122
Digital Download PDF (7.17 MB)
By Exceptional Thinkers
Practice the tooth brushing routine...without a sink! This life skills resource includes versatile file folder games that can be modified to accommodate a variety of needs and ability levels. Differentiation options include picture- only and
Subjects:
Life Skills, Special Education, Health
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
For Parents, Activities, Printables
$5.50
60
Digital Download PDF (5.47 MB)
By Exceptional Thinkers
Practice fine motor and language arts skills as students cut, paste, trace, match, spell, and write out the days of the week. These no- prep activities are modified to accommodate a variety of ability levels...perfect for special education, OT
Subjects:
Occupational Therapy, Handwriting, Special Education
Grades:
PreK, Higher Education, Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RF.K.1, RF.K.1b, RF.K.2
$4.00
53
Digital Download PDF (10.44 MB)
By Exceptional Thinkers
Match, identify, and analyze coins with these fun hands-on games and worksheets. What a fun way to introduce money! File folder activities are perfect for daily morning tasks, independent work, math centers, discrete trials, sub plans, early
Subjects:
Math, Life Skills, Special Education
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Math Centers, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
K.CC.A.1, K.CC.A.3, K.CC.B.4, K.CC.B.4a, K.CC.B.4b, K.CC.B.4c, K.CC.B.5, K.MD.A.1, K.MD.B.3
$7.15
146
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By Exceptional Thinkers
These ABC File Folder Games are the perfect addition to your reading centers! Match uppercase & lowercase letters, & letter sounds with these fun file folder activities. Use them as independent centers, discrete trial tasks, morning Do Now
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Autumn, Special Education
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Printables, Games
$5.00
21
Digital Download PDF (6.00 MB)
By Exceptional Thinkers
Teach students about community places and objects with these printable activities & file folder sorting game. This resource is perfect for centers or independent work in a preschool or special education classroom. File folder games are perfect
Subjects:
Life Skills, Early Intervention, Special Education
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
CCSS:
L.K.5a, L.K.5c
$3.25
78
Digital Download PDF (4.23 MB)
By Exceptional Thinkers
Help a special teacher or friend welcome Baby with these fun baby shower games! Shower the mom-to-be with love and fun with games to brighten up your party.This resource includes:Baby Shower BingoBaby Shower Word Scramble (with Answer Key)What's in
Subjects:
Holidays/Seasonal, For All Subjects, Other (Specialty)
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Fun Stuff, Printables, Games
$4.00
29
Digital Download PDF (3.50 MB)
By Exceptional Thinkers
Capture your memories with this fun Time Capsule project! Your students will love creating a memoir of their current lives for their future selves. It's perfect for an End of the Year project, New Years activity, or even a Back to School activity.
Subjects:
Writing, End of Year, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Projects, Activities, Fun Stuff
$3.00
18
Digital Download PDF (2.60 MB)
By Exceptional Thinkers
Sorting laundry is an important life skill. Use these fun life skills file folder games to practice sorting laundry. Sort clothing by clothing type, colors (with and without visual cues), whites/ medium/ dark, and white/ dark.Your students will love
Subjects:
Life Skills, Special Education, Health
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
For Parents, Activities, Printables
$5.25
21
Digital Download PDF (5.48 MB)
By Exceptional Thinkers
Your students will LOVE these Autumn File Folder Activities! They're the perfect addition to your fall learning centers and will add tons of fun to your reading and math centers! Match letters, numbers, shapes, colors, and more with this set of 21
Subjects:
Autumn, Phonics, Special Education
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Math Centers, Games
$24.00
$19.20
11
Bundle
By Exceptional Thinkers
With this glyph bundle, students will create, graph, analyze, and write with these multidisciplinary activities. Use these Glyphs as independent work centers, sub plans, or just as fun no- prep activities! You'll get writing prompts, data sheets,
Subjects:
Graphing, Creative Writing, Holidays/Seasonal
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Bulletin Board Ideas
CCSS:
1.MD.C.4, W.K.1, W.K.7, CCRA.W.3, CCRA.W.4, MP6
$33.00
$26.40
41
Bundle
By Exceptional Thinkers
A glyph conveys information in picture form. Encourage students to express their thoughts about Valentine’s Day with a Love Monster craft. Tally, graph, analyze, and write about Valentine's Day with this multidisciplinary activity.This resource
Subjects:
Graphing, Writing-Essays, Valentine's Day
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Bulletin Board Ideas
CCSS:
1.MD.C.4, W.K.1, W.K.7, CCRA.W.3, CCRA.W.4, MP6
$3.00
40
Digital Download PDF (5.82 MB)
By Exceptional Thinkers
Bring your bulletin boards to life and dazzle visitors with these exciting Agamographs! Keep these 17 templates on hand for a no- prep art project. Create interactive bulletin boards that your students will love showing off!An Agamograph is a piece
Subjects:
Holidays/Seasonal, Occupational Therapy, Visual Arts
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas
$8.00
79
Digital Download PDF (3.62 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

As a special educator, I have had the pleasure of working with many types of students of varying ages. In fact, I have worked with pre-k all the way to the college level! My experience has been mostly in self-contained classrooms for children with multiple disabilities. I started out working in an ABA program for children with autism and went on to teach special education in a traditional elementary school. Currently I am a stay at home mother with my two young boys and sometimes teach education courses at a local college and tutor on the side.

MY TEACHING STYLE

My style is hands-on, multi-sensory, student centered...and fun!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

I received the honor of "Employee of the Year" twice in a row while serving as head supervisor of a tutoring program. I am a member of Kappa Delta Pi, an international honor society in the field of education. I am also a member of Council for Exceptional Children, the premier association for special education professionals.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I hold a BA in Psychology and Education, and a Master's Degree in Special Education and Elementary Education.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Visit my blog at https://teachingexceptionalthinkers.com/ for more fun teaching ideas and tips. If you have any questions, comments, or just want to connect, you can reach me at christy@teachingexceptionalthinkers.com. You can also find Exceptional Thinkers on Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest!

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