Free Teacher Resources

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I offer these free teacher resources and printables 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!

These free printables are scattered through my site - you will find a brief description of each freebie here and then you can click through to the ones you are interested in.

Free Classroom Exercises

I have a page full of gross motor exercises on my website that are easy to implement in your classroom. Best of all, you can access a Free Printable OT Mom E-Book TM !

Hop on over to read my article - and don't forget to scroll down to get your free printable at the end!

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Free Pencil Grasp Download

Are you wondering whether your child's pencil grasp is developmentally appropriate?

You can get a free pencil grasp information download on my Pencil Grasp Development page. Visit my page and scroll down to get the free handout!

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Free Letter Formation Tips Download

Is your child struggling to form letters correctly? Does your child want to start writing but you are not sure how to help teach correct letter formations?

You can get a free download of Letter Formation Tips and Strategies on my Letter Formation Tips page. Hop on over to read the tips and download the handout at the end!

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Free Playdough Activities
(A Mini E-Book)

I recommend various playdough activities on different pages of my site - and this free mini-e-book pulls them all together in one convenient, printable download.

You will get 6 pages of photographed activities plus my own favorite playdough recipe! Scroll down my Playdough Activities page to find the mini-e-book near the bottom.

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Free Christmas Printables

Here are some free teacher resources for Christmas activities in your classroom or homeschool.

The free Christmas printable activities and the free Christmas cutting activities are linked to activities suggested within my website, particularly, my Christmas Paper Crafts page, and my Fine Motor Christmas Activities page, so do have a look at those pages to see how I suggest you use the printables.

Free Christmas Printables

The free Christmas Word Searches are also helpful for kids who need some practice with visual figure-ground perception and visual discrimination skills.

If you like these free Christmas resources, and want more of the same, then please do check out my Christmas printable packs that you can use over and over with your new classes each year!

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Free Overview of Skills Needed for School

These handouts have been designed to help parents and caregivers understand how fine motor, gross motor and visual perception skills can impact on a child's learning.

  • Gross Motor Overview
    Why gross motor skills are important, and how they can help kids with the skills needed for learning to read and write.

  • Fine Motor Overview
    The four essential bases for good fine motor development, and how to help kids develop their skills.
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  • Visual Perception Overview
    Covers 6 different aspects of visual perception, and how kids may struggle if their skills are weak.

Sign up for my Newsletter and you will get these handouts absolutely free!

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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.

So head over to her page on Teaching Strategies for Autism and be encouraged and inspired!

If you need help and support with a child who has cerebral palsy, the Cerebral Palsy Guide should be your first stop. 

There are lots of free information and activity ideas on this website, so please 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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If you love my website, and would like to have my activities and information at your fingertips all year round, then I really recommend you get my OT Mom e-books.

For the price of a couple of coffees, you will have a plethora of resources you can use over and over again!

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PS...Need Supplies For Your Classroom?

Pop on over to my OT Products page to see recommended resources that you can use in your classroom.

You will find links to pencil grips, handwriting resources,  educational games, special needs resources and much, much more!

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