Tag: special educational needs

Review: Activity Apron by Colemoi

When we asked primary school teachers which skills are useful for children to focus on in preparation for primary school, many advised teaching children how to get dressed themselves. Not only is this a useful skill for changing for PE lessons but it also helps children go to […]

Review: Feely Bag by Twoey

We’ve been on the look out for some resources to help develop children’s speech, language and communication skills and were fortunate enough to be able to try out a ‘Feely Bag‘ by Twoey.  The idea behind it is to fill this bright, soft and beautifully made bag with […]

Review: Manchester Museum

We had a brilliant time visiting Manchester Museum. We love Dinosaurs on The SEN Resources Blog so we figured it’s a perfect time to share our review of the Museum, as it’s home to some incredible dinosaur fossils! What did we like about Manchester Museum?  Dinosaurs– They were […]

Review: Dinosaur Hand Puppets by Winslow Resources

As part of our Dinosaur Week on The SEN Resources Blog we were very fortunate to try out  Pterodactyl and Triceratops Hand Puppets – thanks to Winslow Resources.  The hand puppets are fantastic resources for parents, teachers, tutors and therapists to use with young children and/ children with special educational needs. What […]

Review: Petting Zoo

This week we discovered a fantastic, sensory game that encourages turn taking and is easy to play for children aged 2 plus, called Petting Zoo (Learning Resources)  Beautifully presented, the game comprises of 6 textured farm animals, a large, red barn with a hole in one side and […]

“How to Get My Child to Sleep” 

I’m focusing this week on my blog on Sleep. Before you get excited I’ve not discovered the elusive magical answer to a full night sleep nor am I an expert in helping children to go to sleep. But I am an expert and frequent ‘googler’ of “how to […]