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!
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 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.