Free Teacher Resources

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I offer these free teacher resources out of my admiration and respect for teachers, who carry a huge workload and also have to find ways to help the special needs children and struggling learners in their classes.

They are aimed at preschool, kindergarten and early elementary teachers, but homeschool moms may find them helpful too!

Click on the quick links to jump to the section you are interested in, or scroll through my entire page to see them all!

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Information Handouts

For parent/teacher meetings, or parent seminars, you may find these printable handouts useful. They contain some basic information helpful to parents, and direct them to specific pages on this website where they can find relevant activities.

Just click on the link for an instant PDF download. You will need Adobe Reader or equivalent to open the PDF.

Please feel free to share these by linking to this page, not directly to the PDF. Thanks!

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Free Classroom Exercises

Here are some quick and easy basic desk and mat exercises to improve kids' school skills. Whether you are a homeschooling mom or a teacher of 35 kids, these exercises will be useful in your classroom.

Just click on the link for an instant PDF download. You will need Adobe Reader or equivalent to open the PDF.

Head over to Classroom Gross Motor Exercises for more ideas in addition to these printables.

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Free Christmas Printables

Head over to my Christmas pages to find some free resources you can use in your classroom or homeschool setting.

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More Free Teacher Resources

Kay M. Donato has a valuable page on Teaching Strategies that I think is immensely helpful for anyone who is teaching any child with special needs, not just autism.

There are lots of free information and activity ideas on this website, so sign up for my free newsletter to keep in touch with new pages and new ideas as I post them.

These free teacher resources arise from requests made and needs identified by teachers who have contacted me.

It is my hope that teachers all over the world will find these pages helpful, which will enable more children to be the best they can be!

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Excessively Large Writing 
My student writes so large and so hard that you can feel it through other paper. He can write two sentences and the page will be filled. He is in the 4th …

My Student Throws Himself Down.... 
I have a student in my class who is going through some evaluations - he crashes about, crashes into friends, walls and throws himself on the ground. …

Coins for Fine Motor Skills 
We put coins into a money bank as a fine motor activity. I bought a little wood bank with a nice key, and some coins from Oriental Trading company. This …

Fine Motor Activity for
Spring Theme
For Spring Theme this year, we brought in some branches and the children used 'scrunchies' to make bare branches bloom. This was a great fine motor activity. …

Gross Motor Activities for PE Class and Classroom 
I want to find specific gross motor activities to integrate in physical education classes as well as classroom for k-2 children with core strength and …

Are pencil grips ok or not? 
I recently spent six hours at a symposium on ADHD and dyslexia - the lecturer mentioned she 'uses pencil grips' for all their children with pencil grasp …

Why do we see so many postural problems? 
I am a teacher and your articles, particularly the essential bases for fine motor development helped clarify for me just which gross motor skills support …

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