Flower Cards for Mother's Day
Our patient speech-language pathologist (SLP) took about 15 black & white photos of each student and chose the best one of each student. These were printed onto half a sheet of 8.5 x 11" photo paper prior to the group this morning. After drying, they were folded in half to create a card.
Students used their communication device or pointed to choose which paper color they liked for making flowers, then randomly decorated the paper with magic markers.
Even adapted scissors are a little tricky, and oftentimes downright hazardous, in the hands of these students--even with hand-over-hand guidance from adults. All the staff joined in to cut small flower shapes from the students' artwork.
Then, students chose which flowers to use for their cards and the flowers were taped around the borders of their beautiful pictures.
The inside of the cards was too slick to write or stamp a message, so we used small pieces of leftover "flower" paper to stamp a greeting and then taped it inside the cards.
|"What comes next?"|
|Press the flower down nice and tight.|