Teaching children with autism to read

Before I begin I will start with a disclaimer … I am under no assumption that the methods  used successfully in my classroom are the only methods. However, after years of teaching autistic children I have found these approaches to provide positive results when teaching children with autism to read. Furthermore, nor do I think […]

February Themes For Kids

There are lots of ideas for February themes for kids ! There are also fun “National Days” that you could incorporate into the month of February. To help inspire you, here are some ideas that are popular at Primary Creations! Groundhog Day –  Groundhog day takes place every year on February 2nd. Check out our […]

A guide to autism classroom setup

I was given a blank canvas of a room when I took on the position of an autism teacher. A joy to most educators … anxiety inducing for me. Where should I start? Especially having not met my students and having been given no information on them.  They were to come from around the area […]

Fathers Day Craft Ideas for Kids

Father’s Day takes place in the USA and UK on Sunday June 21st. It is not a religious holiday like Mothering Sunday. In my classrooms, I have always let my children make a card and a craft for their Fathers or someone special in their lives (the same for Mothering Sunday). If a child does […]

Bugs and Insects Theme for Preschool

      Bugs, insects, minibeasts, creepy crawlies – however you refer to them in your part of the world all children love learning about them! There are so many ideas that pop into my head as a teacher/parent when I think about this theme and the many creatures it covers!    It’s not just […]