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Tuesday, July 10, 2012

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Bring in a collection of hats for your participants to use.  Such as a;


Snow hat

Baseball hat
Hard hat
Women’s hat
Mickey Mouse hat
Fireman hat
Nurse's hat
Chef hat
Baby hat
Sailor hat
Top hat
Lady's hat
Hats of different colors
Sun hat
Baseball caps from different teams
Football helmet

Have a sensory activity with the hats
Make statements like these:

I like ______hats. Fill in these word one at a time
soft, hard, white, fuzzy, scratchy, other colors, hats you wear in winter(or another season), hats you wear that have to do with sports, hats that keep you warm, or any other easy to understand descriptive words.

Talk about the hats you have. then say
show me whatever hat you described. 


For a low functioning group use less hats and for higher functioning groups use more hats

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