Come to the Table

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INDEPENDENT LIVING AND SOCIAL SKILLS THROUGH THE ARTS A MODEL PROJECT
 Activity Plan


Activity Plan 3: The Mechanics of Eating, Part II

Ain’t Nothin’ Like the Real Thing; Teaching Adaptive StrategiesSmiling boy holds up spaghetti on a fork

Grade Level: 3rd Grade

Duration: 45 Minutes

Materials: Table settings for each student, including forks, knives, cups, plates, spoons, napkins, serving dishes, serving utensils, water pitcher.

Tactile art and museum components: Music, recorded or live performance. Examples of weighted and cuffed utensils, built up handles (foam tubes, adaptive utensils); closed-lid cups; large napkins; bibs, etc.

Objectives and Outcomes:

Instructors and teachers should continue to assess needs of children, noting progress in acquiring presented skills, and continuing needs assessment and provision of adaptive equipment, special instruction, exercises, etc.

Assessment:
Child’s participation and application of presented skills, improved use of adaptive strategies and equipment, general learning attitude and participation, including responsiveness to interventions (hand-over-hand, tactile cuing, music).

Songs: Play and sing along with the students
Come to the Table; Get a Grip

 

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