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These are five of my most favourite glitter-filled activities to boost motivation and learning for children with autism.

I am a huge fan of everything Fall. I am convinced the learning possibilities are all around. You can integrate all sorts of things into your kid’s program with just a touch of imagination and expert guidance!

An educational and fun family event for children and families

Go on an amazing walk in the fall. Find some acorns out in the open. Take them home and embellish the acorns with glitter.

Sorting and matching colors

You can work on color by using two or three different colors in this game. Make sure that you have at least two Acorns painted with in the same hue and let your child match them, sort them by color, etc.

Let your child play pretend games.

Utilize your acorns painted with paint for pretend play with your kid! Feed a squirrel toy and put acorns on your toddler’s play kitchen counter.

Build fine motor skills

Encourage your child to collect Acorns with tweezers in various sizes and shapes that require different levels of hand strength and accuracy.

You could also use these fun and vibrant homemade glitter acorns to play the Sneaky Snacky Squirrel Game!

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Halloween is nearing and we’re all about everything pumpkins at my house right now!

Playdough pumpkin pie? YES!

Pumpkin lattes? YES!

Pumpkin carving? YES!

So, why not try making glitter pumpkins? This is a great and sparkling way to celebrate Halloween, Fall and October. I highly recommend that you add this in your calendar of activities at home to enjoy this wonderful month of October.

Encourage your child to adhere to the steps

Make the pumpkin.
Apply glue.
Make use of a spoon to cover with glitter.

Build fine motor skills

Holding the spoon, scooping up glitter, then dropping it on the pumpkin… These actions are all requiring fine motor skills and accuracy. The process of guiding your child through these routine will help them develop these vital abilities. It is possible that you will have to decorate up to 4 or 3 pumpkins, which is fantastic since you cannot get enough Halloween decorations. Do you think I’m right? !

Encourage your child to create and appreciate the beauty of a space

Every child deserves an area they can identify as their own, and they must learn to love and respect it. This applies to children with special needs as well as non-verbal children and the many children who live under the same house. Every person deserves their own special place of worship even if it is just a tiny reading space in the corner of a room.

When your child has an exclusive space in your home, they must add elegance to the space. Perhaps you think that your child doesn’t pay attention to these types of things, but they is. A room that is filled with things that grab your child’s attention and inspire your child to stay in the space is vital to creating an environment that is dedicated to learning.

Glitter shoes are among my list of my top 10 fun learning activities that are filled with glitter!

The glitter shoes are included featured on this list since the child’s desire to study is top biggest obstacle or opportunity in the process of the education of your child.

Why did I choose to write barriers or opportunities? I chose this topic because the motivation of your child could very provide an occasion to get them in a myriad of educational activities that are fun and enjoyable. Lack of motivation for your child could be the reason you are off from interacting with your child’s potential.

The glitter shoes could be an incentive to study. Listen to me out.

Self-help and autonomy training

If the goal you’re teaching your child more independent and you plan to teach the process of putting on shoes, then glitter shoes might be the perfect reason to make them want to try on shoes. At my center we’re always looking for ways to help teach important self-help abilities that are usually not particularly interesting to children (putting the shoes on, using the bathroom, wearing coats and so on.). I’ve found that embellishing the shoes of a child (inside or out) can be useful in motivating them to practice putting shoes on. The idea of “putting the shoes onto” as a first step toward getting outside is helpful too.

Family art project

Making glitter shoes can be a great family project that provides sensory benefits. It also helps improve your child’s focus on something! Enjoy.

Teach your child how to ASK

I would suggest using these adorable little pouches in order to teach your child how to make a request. Do you have a child who loves playing with miniature cars? Place one inside the pouch, then show your child the location by opening the pouch, telling them that the car is there and then pointing at it. Close the pouch, and ask your child to sign “car” or”car” or “car” in accordance with the level of communication your child has.

Help your child learn to tidy up after themselves

Use these cute, decorated bags of glitter to store small objects like coins or marbles. Let your child place them into the pouch, one at a time.

I am a fan of feathers during my therapeutic sessions!

I have a lot of them I have them in all sorts of fun shapes and colors! I’m going to give you more enjoyable therapy games and activities that require feathers, but for today we’re talking about glitter! Sparkling feathers.
Enjoy some sensory play

Create the feathers together with your kid (another enjoyable, family-friendly artwork project!) and then use them to gently rub your child lightly on their arms, hands, feet or neck. They can also be used to tickle the face and neck.