- math - counting beads and reading graphs
- following directions and listening
- fine motor skills
Three of the desigans were designed by our staff - I made the candy cane and "joy", our lead teacher designed the Christimas tree. The Santa and snowman came off the internet.
For some of our students, this was a very hard project. We started off by giving them graph paper and making them color in their own graphs (the tree and the candy cane). Some never did get it.
In this photo (face cropped out for privacy), you can see that we made the graph large enough so the student can put a bead in every square and then string them in order...no counting!
I'm putting the finished project together; in hindsight I wish I'd had string with no strectch.
Anyway...here are photos