June Newsletter

Updated: Dec 16, 2021

Welcome to the June newsletter.

In this edition:

  • Journey into Space Video

  • June Teaching Calendar Classroom Ideas and Inspiration

  • The Three Little Pigs Re-Release!

Journey into Space
A Multisensory Exploration of the Solar System
The Video

This is the video I presented at the Sensory festival 2021.

Thank you to Richard Hirstwood for inviting me to present and to everyone who took part it was fantastic to see familiar faces and meet new people!

** Table of Contents:**

Buckle Up! Story Prop Checklist

How to Tell a Multisensory Story

Journey Into Space A Multisensory Story

Developing Comprehension & Understanding

Story Map

Space Sounds (Listening Game)

How to Make a Space Themed Sensory Bag

How to Make a Space Themed Sensory Bin

Space Relaxation – A Guided Relaxation Space Adventure!

Create an Astronaut Role Play Area

Galaxy Art

The Space Lab

Space Design & Technology

Q & A

June Teaching Calendar

June 1st - 30th Pride Month

June 7 - June 13 National growing for Wellbeing Week

Encouraging people to get growing to promote physical and mental health, connect with nature, learn new skills, reduce anxiety, acquire new skills and enjoy the outdoors.

Classroom Ideas

  • Plant a wildflower garden.

  • Plant herbs on a windowsill.

  • Make a 'vegetable scraps' garden.

  • Start a compost heap.

June 11th - July 11th Euro 2021

  • Learn football skills.

  • Play a football themed listening game (click the link to learn more about listening games) Suggested sounds: Referee whistle, crowd cheering, football being kicked, vuvuzela/thunderstick/horn/hand clappers.

June 12 - June 18 Drowning Prevention Week

  • Talk about the dangers of water and how to enjoy water safely

June 13th Cupcake Day to raise money for Alzheimers.

  • Enjoy making or decorating a cupcake.

  • Hold a cupcake sale.

  • Hold your own 'Bake Off' competition.

June 14th - 18th Healthy Eating Week

  • Explore new foods.

  • Themed Sensory Food Tasting Session. Theme your foods (e.g. 'Green' f