Washing Hands – A Multisensory Poem (SEN 3-19) Covid-19

‘Washing Hands’ is a fully resourced step-by-step multisensory poem suitable for individuals with SEN, PMLD, ASD, SPD, complex needs and learning disabilities aged 3 to 19.

It is also a suitable resource for infants.

The multisensory poem uses story props that are low budget items found around the home or classroom. It is themed around returning to an educational setting during Covid-19 and aims to help individuals overcome barriers and understand the importance of hand washing.

Repeating the story in a safe and comfortable setting, the motivating format of the poem can help even the most reluctant learner to engage in hygienic hand washing practices.

This resource includes:
‘Washing Hands’ a fully resourced step-by-step poem‘Washing Hands’
Visuals
‘Washing Hands’
Hand-washing strategies
Fun hand washing themed extension activities.

The Weather – A Multisensory Poem (SEN 3-19 & infants)

‘The Weather’ is a fully resourced, step-by-step, multi-sensory poem aimed at parents, teaching staff, carers, speech therapists, play therapists, care home workers, activity coordinators, story tellers and librarians, who wish to make stories and poems accessible and meaningful to the lives of individuals with Special Educational Needs, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties, Sensory Processing Disorder, Down’s Syndrome and other learning needs aged 3-19.

The poem is also suitable for preschoolers, nursery and infants

Engaging and motivating, the stories immerse the listener exploring storytelling through the senses in a fun way using sensory stimuli (story props) to back up the words.

The combination of the sensory stimuli, rhyme and the repetitive structure of the stories forms an excellent base on which to scaffold learning

The poem is told in the first person experiencing the different types of weather, the snow, sun, rain, wind, thunder, fog and a rainbow.

This resource includes:
‘The Weather’ a multisensory poem
‘How to tell a multsensory story’ guide
‘Multisensory stories in SEN’ guide
Visuals
Extension activities

The Haircut – A Multisensory Poem (SEN 3-19)

‘The haircut’ is a fully resourced, step-by-step multisensory poem that can be used as a full lesson/teaching session.

Set around a visit to a barber/hairdresser, it aims to desensitise individuals to the sensory experiences encountered, helping them to overcome barriers to their hair care and to promote and develop self care skills in personal grooming.

This resource is aimed at individuals with SEN, ASD, Complex Needs, SPD, PMLD, Global Delay and other learning Needs aged 3-19. It is also suitable for preschoolers and 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 geography and 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:

‘The Haircut’ A fully resourced, step-by-step poem

Visuals

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

The Three Little Pigs – A Rhyming Multisensory Story (SEN 3-19)

This is a fully resourced, step-by-step rhyming multisensory story of ‘The Three Little Pigs’

It is aimed at SEN, ASD, Complex Needs, SPD, PMLD and Learning Needs individuals aged 3-19 and is also suitable for junior and senior infants.

This resource includes:

‘The Three Little Pigs’ Fully resourced, step-by-step rhyming multisensory story

Sensory themed extension activities

Visual Support

The poem and visuals are available as word docs on request.

For more ideas and inspiration visit the website:http://www.rhymingmultisensorystories.com

‘The Dentist’ -A Rhyming Multisensory Story (SEN 3-19)

This is a fully resourced, step-by-step rhyming multisensory story ‘The Dentist’ aimed at helping individuals with SEN overcome barriers to dental hygiene, building their confidence through exploring new and unfamiliar dental related sensory experiences.

It is aimed at SEN, ASD, Complex Needs, SPD, PMLD and Learning Needs individuals aged 3-19 and is also suitable for elementary children.

Sensory stories immerse the listener by telling a story using words and sensory stimuli (story props). The props are all low budget items that can be found around the classroom.

This resource is in eBook format. It includes:

‘How to Tell a Multisensory Story’ Guide

‘Storytelling in SEN Settings’ Guide

‘The Dentist’ Fully resourced, step-by-step rhyming multisensory story

Dental sensory themed extension activities

Strategies to help learners experiencing barriers to their dental hygeine

Visual Support

The poem and visuals are available as word docs on request.

For more ideas and inspiration visit the website: www.rhymingmultisensorystories.com