Glenveagh School

www.glenveaghschool.co.uk

Glenveagh Special School
Harberton Park,
Belfast,
Antrim
BT9 6TX

028 9066 9907

Junior Department - Teaching and learning ideas for home

 

Songs from Lorcan and Máire

Tac Pac

This activity draws together touch and music to create a structured half hour of sensory communication between two people. Tacpac creates sensory alignment and helps people of any age who have sensory impairment, developmental delay, complex learning difficulties, tactile defensiveness, and limited or pre-verbal levels of communication.

https://www.rosewoodfreeschool.org.uk/information/tac-pacs/

Example Home Timetable

Example reward chart

Discovery Box - A great, relaxing activity that the pupils of the junior department love! Below you will find the music tracks we use and a picture explaining what to do. Enjoy!

Name
 01 Track 1 - Bubbly.wmaDownload
 02 Track 2 - Floaty.wmaDownload
 03 Track 3 - Light.wmaDownload
 04 Track 4 - Rolling.wmaDownload
 05 Track 5 - Smooth.wmaDownload
 06 Track 6 - Stompy.wmaDownload
 07 Track 7 - Water.wmaDownload
 08 Track 8 - Wind.wmaDownload
 09 Track 9 - Woody.wmaDownload
 10 Track 10 - Instrumental, Relaxing Music.wmaDownload
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Some fun and useful songs that we use in the junior department

 

https://youtu.be/03zqJQJRLN0 shake your silkies out

 

https://youtu.be/saDkICxEdgY. Hello song

  

https://youtu.be/8GKmCQOy88Y Days of the week song

 

https://youtu.be/Nk5EUUnm7rc Monday

https://youtu.be/Nk5EUUnm7rc Tuesday

https://youtu.be/wqfSXMzN8Hs Wednesday

https://youtu.be/IGENkpaPkgw Thursday 

https://youtu.be/y511_AkazQQ Friday

 

MONDAY COLOUR - BLUE (I'm Blue da da bee)

Tuesday - Yellow (yellow submarine)

Wednesday - Green (paint the town green)

Thursday - purple (purple rain)

Friday - Red (99 Red balloons)

  

https://youtu.be/rD6FRDd9Hew - weather song

 

 

Sunshine- Justin Timberlake - sunshine in my pocket

Rain-Its raining me/raindrops keep falling on my head

Thunder-thunder rolls

Windy- wind beneath my wings

 

 

Lovely day lovely day - Bill Withers

Fun exercise activities in the junior department

We like to start off our mornings by being active.  No better way to do this than having a boogie. It helps to wake up our mind and body to get ready for learning.

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=RDQM7mwC1t77m5M&feature=share&playnext=1

https://youtu.be/tbPGvZDNoY0

https://youtu.be/fpD9kRyBn8o

https://youtu.be/mXVXPTyfA4c

 

Mindfulness, relaxation and yoga is an important part of our day:

Check out cosmic kids yoga!

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8snGkhBF7njTT4a7uqDiUB1qPBI4ZOBL

 

Here is an example of kids guided meditation: There are lots more to choose from.

https://youtu.be/ZBnPlqQFPKs

 

We like to listen to relaxation Music throughout the day especially during down time, this can be really soothing and nice to watch. Here are some examples: 

https://youtu.be/2RvXsdtPv_4

https://youtu.be/cC9r0jHF-Fw

 

Here are some  examples of our favourite songs from our Friday disco that you can dance to any day of the week. Franceen has a playlist on Spotify called Friday Disco if you have it you can give her a follow. 

https://youtu.be/wZv62ShoStY

https://youtu.be/2k1jOI0CBr8

https://youtu.be/CS9OO0S5w2k

https://youtu.be/o7x_CZILTXg

https://youtu.be/vVEFeJ2Vy5Y

Home made Play Dough recipe!