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15,469 reviewed resources for Life Skills

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What We Eat, Where We Sleep: Documenting Daily Life to Tell Stories

For Teachers 6th - 12th
This is not just a New York Time article to read, this is a set of amazing activity ideas all related to the slide shows "Breaking Bread Everywhere" and "Where Children Sleep." Your class can view each show, read about what they mean...
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Home Living/ Daily Living: Cooking Mastery

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Learning to cook, follow directions, and presenting information are skills every body needs to know. Learners complete a recipe-in-a-jar activity to hone these life skills. They follow the directions, choose and use correct measurement...
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Home Living / Daily Living: Nail Care

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed
Nails can get really dirty really fast. Prepare your special education class for life on their own by introducing them to a regular nail care routine. They discuss why it is important to care for your nails and practice washing,...
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Home Living / Daily Living: Safety Terms

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Being able to recognize safety signs in your environment is a great start to staying safe. Kids with severe to moderate disabilities work to recognize and identify safety terms and signs. They use flashcards and decreasing prompts to...
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Home Living / Daily Living Lesson Plan—Mastery Healthy Food

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Everyone needs to know how to eat well to stay healthy. Learners with mild disabilities log what they eat, discuss food choices, and review healthy foods. The instructional activity could be used to foster living skills in...
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Kitchen Appliances and Utensils: Home Living / Daily Living

For Teachers 9th - 12th
There are so many different types of tools we use in the kitchen, everyday. Help your special needs learner discover how to recognize, identify, and use various kitchen utensils and appliances. Using picture cards and drill prompting,...
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Understanding Your Skills and Talents

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed
Skills, talents, and personal qualities are the focus of the fourth session in a 23-lesson series of life skills exercises. Participants build a mind map of all the skills and talents in the class, and then groups work together to...
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Study Skills

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed Standards
Go beyond simply telling students to improve their work ethic and study habits with this complete lesson on developing study skills! 
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Home Living / Daily Living: Dressing for the Weather

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
What to wear? Help your special needs class make independent choices about what they should wear during various weather conditions. They'll discuss weather-appropriate clothing, dress dolls for the weather outside, and even put on a...
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Home Living / Daily Living: Labels on Food Products

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Everybody needs to know how to make healthy choices when it comes to food. Understanding food labels is the first step. Using empty food packaging, you'll discuss what food labels are, what information can be found on them, and how to...
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Home Living / Daily Living : Measure Ingredients

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Cooking often requires one to measure out ingredients. Build an understanding of relative measurements as well as a reference for future cooking projects with your special needs class. In a small group, you'll discuss various measurement...
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Home Living / Daily Living: Shopping List 2

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed
I've done this exercise with my special needs learners more times than I can count. They practice getting ready to shop at the grocery store by identifying items on their shopping list. They match grocery items to the proper department...
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Home Living / Daily Living: Personal Hygiene—Use of Napkin

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Staying clean is a big part of staying healthy and looking good in the community. Personal hygiene and napkin use are the focus of this activity. Your class will eat a messy food, look in a mirror to see if their face is messy, then...
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Home Living / Daily Living : Foods with Vitamins and Minerals

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Bridge the gap between health and food for your special needs class. Through discussion and handouts, they will be introduced to the basics regarding the vitamins and minerals we get from eating healthy foods. They work to identify...
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Two-Way Conversation

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Four conversational levels set the mark for target speaking skills among young scholars. Designed to take place throughout every school day, peers are encouraged to hold an on-topic conversation using appropriate turn-taking and follow...
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Marriage and Financial Goals, Budgeting Strategies

For Teachers 7th - 9th
There is no more useful life skill to learn than budgeting and setting financial goals. It's math that is used by every person, everyday. Learners examine the responsibilities and costs involved in family economics. Through a series of...
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Phone Skills - Alone and Okay

For Teachers 5th - 8th
What do you do when you are alone and the phone rings? How do you handle an emergency situation? Learners discuss and practice how to use the phone when they are home alone. They use clear communication, look up phone numbers, and talk...
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Life Skill Communication

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students use  digital camera to document the needs for daily living. In this life skills and visual arts lesson, students create class books that include photographs of everyday objects that they use in their home, school and personal...
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You've Won a Prize!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Spam! It's a thing any Internet user is used to seeing, but what do we do about it? Teach your class all about the dreaded spam and how they can avoid the spam traps and tricks that could easily draw a kid in. This is a common-sense...
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Skills and Attitudes

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed Standards
What kinds of skills and attitudes are valued in a work environment? Using this set of worksheets and collaborative activities, your pupils will develop important life skills and consider what is necessary for getting and keeping a job.
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Who are the Co-pilots in My Life?

For Teachers 7th - 8th
We could all use some support when making big changes or decisions in life. That's why this lesson focuses on identifying co-pilots to support their college dreams. Kids fill out a worksheet. Then they discuss who will or can be their...
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Cooking Skills Using Self-Prompting

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Prepare three different simple meals with your special needs class to prepare them for an independent life. They watch a video of a person preparing three different meals, they pause the video, complete the steps, then push play when...
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Laundry Skills

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Get the soap, get the basket, get those dirty clothes in the wash. Provide special needs learners with a step-by-step guided practice lesson to help them build laundry skills. They'll go through each step as outlined; gestural, verbal,...
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Pilgrim and Wampanoag Daily Life

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
A lesson looks at the Pilgrims and Wampanoag tribe during the first Thanksgiving. Scholars compare and contrast information presented by an online activity then discuss their findings. Learners examine the two group's daily routines and...

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