Remarkable Idea – Father’s Day

In this Remarkable Idea students will make containers with a picture and special message for Father’s Day.

 

THIS ACTIVITY ADDRESSES:

Choice making

Fine motor skills

Alternative methods of access

 

WHAT YOU NEED:

Altoid tin

White spray paint

Sandpaper

Scrapbook paper, ribbon, buttons, other craft supplies

Cardstock or blank business cards

Hot glue gun

iPad

Blue2 switch

QuickTalker 12 or iPad with the SoundingBoard app

 

PREPARATION:

1. Record different options for the students to the QuickTalker or create a board using the SoundingBoard app. Some options could be: “I love you because you take care of me”, “I love you because you play with me”, “I love you because you are funny”, etc.

2. Sand down and paint the Altoid tins using white spray paint.

 

WHAT TO DO:

Interior Cards

1. Using an iPad, the Blue2 switch, and the camera app, take a picture of each student. Assign a camera operator to be in charge of taking each student’s picture. Don’t forget to take a picture of the camera operator as well!

2. Using the QuickTalker 12 or the SoundingBoard app allows students to choose 4 phrases for the special messages in the tin.

3. Using a computer, resize and print the student’s picture to the size of a business card (3.5” x 2”). Print the student’s chosen phrases onto cards (3.5” x 2”).

 

Tins

1. Using an iPad, the Blue2 switch, and the camera app take a picture of each student. Assign a camera operator to be in charge of taking each student’s picture (don’t forget to take a picture of the camera operator as well!)

2. Using the QuickTalker 12 or the SSoundingBoard app allows students to choose 4 phrases for the special messages in the tin.

3. Using a computer, resize and print the student’s picture to the size of a business card (3.5” x 2”). Print the student’s chosen phrases onto cards (3.5” x 2”).