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This week I wanted to tell you about my online store, Good Sensory Learning. I’m Dr. Erica Warren, and I established this site so I could share all the materials that I have created over the last 20+ years as a learning specialist and educational therapist. When I first began my private practice, Learning to Learn, I had great difficulty finding fun and multisensory materials for my students that were effective and engaging. So back in 2005, I made it my mission to design and distribute high-end, remedial products as well as memorable, motivating lessons that bring delight to learning. If you would like to try a free sampling of my activities , CLICK HERE . How Are the Products Organized at Good Sensory Learning? You can download my Free Printable Catalog or you can browse the site using the grey “search all products” bar in the top right of any page with keywords such as dyslexia, working memory, and executive functioning. What’s more, drop down menus in the red banner allow you t

Free Money Game Idea


Integrating games into academic lessons ignites the fun factor, makes instruction multisensory and grabs the attention of even the most discouraged learners. I, too, enjoy the creative process and love pulling out my craft and scrapbook materials, so the new game of the week brings excitement and wonder into the classroom. This week, I created the Fun House Money Game to help students develop their skills identifying and adding pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters.
Free money game idea
Items needed:
1) small box
2) craft or scrapbook paper
3) glue
4) scissors
5) long table or a melamine shelf
6) marbles or shuffle board pieces (I purchased the shuffle board pieces on Amazon and included the link below.)
7) play money or real change in a small basket or plastic bin

Process:
1) Remove the bottom of the box with scissors.
2) Cover the box with colorful craft paper.
3) Cut four doorways/holes in the side as illustrated.
4) Label the doorways: pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters. You can also use this same game for fractions, or other numerical denominations.

How to play:
Place the colorful box at the end of a table or melamine shelf. Then, give each player twelve marbles or shuffle board pieces. Next, decide who goes first, and take turns trying to get the marbles/shuffle board pieces into the doorways of the box. When a marble enters the box, have that player select the correct change from the change basket. Once one of the players has rolled all their marbles into the box the game is over and all the players add up their change. The winner is the player with the highest total.

I hope you enjoy this idea! I would love to hear your thoughts!!


Cheers, Dr. Erica Warren

Dr. Erica Warren is the author, illustrator, and publisher of multisensory educational materials at Good Sensory Learning and Dyslexia Materials. She is also the director of Learning to Learn and Learning Specialist Courses.

· Blog: https://learningspecialistmaterials.blogspot.com/
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