Start Autism Awareness Month on a sweet note with this gum ball alphabet matching activity! This free, easy-prep printable from lifeovercs.com and 123 Homeschool 4 Me helps young learners build strong letter recognition skills by asking them to match lowercase letter gumballs with uppercase letter gumball machines. All you have to do is print, cut and play!
Once your student gains mastery and confidence in their letter matching skills, consider asking them to complete the following more advanced tasks:
Sort the letters alphabetically
Sort vowels from consonants
Flip all the cards over for an instant memory letter matching game!
To make sure that your letters last, we recommend printing the activity on cardstock or laminating the letters for longer use.
You can download this free printable here, but don’t forget to let us know in what other ways you and your students utilized this alphabet activity in the comments section!
Share the awareness for Autism in the classroom, office, or room at home with this adorable cut-and-fold “I Love Someone with Autism” paper dog. We came across this easy-to-assemble template and thought we’d share it with all of you to display in the spirit of Autism Awareness Month.
Holding a heart-shaped sign with the words “I Love Someone with Autism,” and with a rainbow autism awareness ribbon on his right ear, this cut-and-fold toy dog can be a wonderful display on a desk or side table in your classroom, office, or room.
Some other great ways to incorporate Autism Awareness into this template can be to (before folding and gluing):
Draw and color in puzzle pieces on the dog template
Personalize it as a gift to someone special by writing a message