Create an inclusive classroom for all with these fun and accessible activities for Art, Design Technology and Music lessons. Each lesson is tailored for children working below National Curriculum levels and includes a learning objective, the resources needed, the main activity, a plenary and a consolidation activity to help support children's understanding. Activities such as 'Peg Painting' and 'Build my Car' build visual, auditory, social communication and fine motor skills and support self-esteem and mental wellbeing.
The 101 creative activities in this book aim to support the ever-increasing demands on teachers to meet the needs of the growing number of SEN learners in mainstream settings. It also offers practical lesson plans that have been specifically designed to promote fine and gross motor skills and utilise lots of visual stimulus.
Kate Bradley had a background in occupational therapy before re-training as a teacher. Having worked in both special and mainstream schools, she is now part of a senior leadership team within an inner city London school and is an associate tutor at the Institute of Education, University College London.
Claire Brewer has been teaching pupils with severe learning difficulties, profound and multiple learning difficulties since completing her PGCE at Goldsmiths University. She is now a specialist teacher supporting autistic children across an inner London Borough. Claire holds a Masters degree in Special and Inclusive Education from IOE UCL and lives in London.