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I don't have this area anymore, but wanted to share it. This use to be my HEB (Grocery Store) and my Dollar Tree and Show Carnival area. Students would stock the shelf in the HEB area or shop using a grocery list. Practice stocking in the Dollar Tree and match shoes and place in boxes in the carnival area. All pre vocational skills.
Back to School Mini Survival Kit
Great vocational task. Make for people in a shelter or at a soup kitchen. Or all the teachers in the building. One tip to add: lay all the items down on the photocopier and make a color copy, then trace the outlines in puffy paint to make a template for the 1:1 correspondence and packaging.
This is a great way to teach job skills. You can recreate this with a piece of plywood and add hooks. I then took old Avon books and cut out images of perfumes, eye shadows, and other images from magazines that you might find at Dollar Tree. This activity is a sorting or zoning activity. They have to match the like items. Some of our students work at Dollar Tree, so this helps others that may one day get that job site-By Bernice
Community Helpers Sorting Mats - $5.00 : File Folder Games at File Folder Heaven - Printable, hands-on fun!
These Community Helpers Sorting Mats w/ Real Photos include 10 unique sorting mats that focus on identifying community helpers and objects associated with them. At an independent workstation, center or language group, students complete the following sorting mats by identifying the community helper and the things associated with him or her. For example the police officer mat includes handcuffs, a police car, a flashlight, a police hat, a police vest, etc.