May Newsletter

Updated: Dec 16, 2021

Welcome to the May newsletter.

In this edition:

  • The Gingerbread Man New Release

  • The Sensory Festival

  • May Awareness Calendar - Classroom Ideas and Inspiration.

Just Released!

The Gingerbread Man

A Fully resourced, step-by-step multisensory story with themed, sensory activities linking to areas of the curriculum.

Table of Contents

  • Story Props Checklist

  • How to Tell a Multisensory Story

  • The Gingerbread Man Rhyming Multisensory Story

  • Developing Understanding & Comprehension

  • Story Map

  • The Gingerbread Man Listening Game

  • The Gingerbread Man Sensory Bag

  • The Gingerbread Man Sensory Bin

  • Let's Explore...Foxes

  • Ginger Food Tasting

  • Ginger Arts & Crafts

  • Salt Dough Gingerbread Man Decorations

  • Running Races

  • Gingerbread Man Hunt

  • How to Grow Ginger From a Root

  • Classic Gingerbread Man Recipe

Rhyming Multisensory Story are presenting at The Sensory Festival.

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May Awareness Days Teaching Ideas

(Ends May 10th) National Pet Month

Discuss pets with your students. Do they have any pets? How do we look after animals?

Play a pet listening game.

Can the students identify the sounds of household pets?

Raise funds for an animal charity.

May 1st - May 30th National Walking Month

Take students on a listening walk around the school.

Take students on a nature walk

Make a sensory pathway. Use different textured materials and natural items to form a pathway (sand/gravel/carpet/water/leaves/wood/foam etc) Encourage students to walk barefoot to engage their senses.

May 1st - May 30th Share a Story Month

Storytelling forms a bond between the storyteller and story explorer.

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Health & Safety Advice & Disclaimer

Please Read Before Engaging in any of the Activities

  • ​The author has used their best efforts in preparing the information on this website and makes no representation or warranties with respect to the accuracy, applicability, fitness or completeness to the contents.

  • The information is for pleasure purposes only.

  • If you wish to apply any ideas and activities contained in this blog, on the website or in any of the multisensory stories or resources, you are wholly responsible and take full responsibility for your actions.

  • ​The activities are designed to be led and supervised by a responsible adult at all times.

​​A Note on Allergies/Intolerances

  • ​If you have any doubts regarding any activity or prop used, then seek advice before starting.​

  • ​Be aware of potential choking hazards.

  • Check the ingredients in any items you may be using for any potential food or skin allergies or respiratory reactions. If you see any signs of redness, swelling or other symptoms of a suspected reaction seek immediate medical advice.

  • The interactions should be led by the sensory explorer who should be allowed to participate without expectation.

  • ​Never force stimuli and stop the activity if the story explorer shows signs that they are not enjoying the session.

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