12 Types of Visual Supports to Help at Home

Visual supports are a research-based practice of using pictures or “visuals” to communicate. Because speech is a temporary signal – it is there and then gone, visual strategies help students focus on important information, see how concepts are connected, and integrate prior knowledge with new knowledge. Most people are visual learners.

Family Reunion Bingo

Upload your family pictures into Your LessonPix (private) to create a family Bingo game. Great way for younger children to learn the names of extended family members!

Independence Day Trivia

Task cards make great trivia cards. Here are some question cards to test your knowledge of US History and 4th of July traditions.

Learning with Board Books

From baby to early childhood literacy, board books are great to grow with your child by turning into interactive story time.

Memory Matching Game

Parents can easily create a individualized and fun Memory Matching Game using pictures you select.

Sensory Boxes

Sensory boxes are great for tactile exploration and can be used for teaching as well. The boxes may consist of just about anything: rice, sand, water, jello, leaves, beans, etc.

Storytime Picture Cards

Here are some ideas to help parents enhance storytime with their children.

Talking about the Olympics

Looking for activities and visuals to learn about the Olympics? Check out these ideas form the Sharing Center.

Theme Party Games

Sometimes creating a requested theme birthday party for your child can be a challenge and take some creativity. LessonPix.com is a great website that allows users to create custom materials for theme birthday parties.

 

 

Travel Bingo Games

Lessonpix.com allows parents to create custom Travel Bingo Games for fit their specific needs.