‘A Train Ride Through India ‘ is a fully resourced, step-by-step multisensory story that can be used as a full lesson/teaching session.
The story is set on a train and is a sensory exploration of Indian culture.
This resource is aimed at individuals with SEN, ASD, Complex Needs, SPD, PMLD, Global Delay and other learning Needs aged 3-19, connecting the learner to geography and literacy in a way that is meaningful to the individual. It is also suitable for preschoolers and junior/senior infants.
Multisensory stories and poems tell a story through sensory stimuli (story props) that engage the learner in a fun and motivating way connecting them to literacy in a way that is meaningful to the individual. The props are low budget items that can be found in the home or around the classroom.
The stories and poems are adapted to meet a range of abilities and needs from curious pre-schoolers to teenagers with complex needs. They can be used in mainstream and SEN schools as the combination of sensory stimuli, rhyme and the repetitive structure of the stories forms an excellent base on which to scaffold learning.
Listening to rhyme and rhythm supports memory and aids learning playing a crucial role in language development, the learning of concepts, communication and early literacy skills such as listening and attention skills, anticipation, turn-taking and making choices.
This resource is in eBook format and includes:
‘A Train Ride Through India’ fully resourced, step-by-step poem
Sensory Based Extension Activities
Two guides: ‘Multisensory Stories in SEN Settings’ & ‘How to Tell a Multisensory Poem.’
The poem and visuals are available as word docs on request.
For more ideas and inspiration visit the website:http://www.rhymingmultisensorystories.com