Updated: Dec 16, 2021
Welcome to the September newsletter.
In this edition:
September Teaching Calendar
'Autumn - A Multisensory Exploration'
Superheroes - A Multisensory Adventure!
Goldilocks & The Three Bears - A Multisensory Adventure!
September Teaching Calendar
The Month of September:
Sept 6th - National Read a Book Day
Sept 6 - 8th - Rosh Hashanah
A two day festival celebrating Jewish New Year which begins in the Autumn.
Apple and honey symbolise 'Sweet New Year' Cut apples into slices and drizzle honey on top.
Make a honey cake
Honey Cake Recipe
200g/7oz self raising flour
2 eggs beaten
170g/6oz clear honey
85g/3oz light muscovado sugar
1 tbsp Water
Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 3
Grease and line the bottom of a cake tin with greaseproof paper.
Melt the honey, butter, water and sugar in a pan.
Remove from the heat and mix in the flour and eggs.
Transfer to the cake tin.
Bake for 40 minutes until the cake is golden brown.
Place onto a wire rack.
Using a skewer, make little holes over the surface of the cake then drizzle honey over the cake to sink into the holes.
Explore the Shofar Horn
This is one of the world's oldest wind instruments (record an audio clip or watch a video of a shofar horn being played)
Can the students join in by playing a wind instrument e.g. recorder, whistle or a harmonica? Promote the development of the mouth muscles.
Can the students inflate a balloon using their breath, blow a party blower or feathers?
September 9th National Teddy Bear Day
Hold a teddy bear's picnic. Involves students in making invitations, preparing the food - talk about healthy food choices.
September 20th - 26th Recycle Week
Collect clothes, electrical devices, crisp bags or stamps to pass on to the relevant charities.
Have a team of students collect plastic bottles, crisp bags and cardboard from classrooms to sort and recycle.
September 11th World First Aid Day
Show the contents of the classroom first aid box to the students so they are aware of its contents. Not only does this educate them it will help ease any anxiety some students may have about first aid.
Practice applying dressings and bandages.
Teach the students how to raise the alarm should there be an accident in the classroom or playground e.g. tell an adult
Teach students how to ring 999 for an ambulance. Role play the telephone call using a toy or dummy phone.
September 22nd National Fitness Day
Get Active: balance, bounce, hop, jump, skip, run and crawl.
Throw and catch balls and beanbags.
Explore Twirling ribbons, Hula Hoops, skittles and other equipment.
Enjoy gentle yoga stretches, meditation or a hand massage.
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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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