We got an early start with St. Patty's Day fun this morning in a classroom for high school students with autism--Happy St. Patrick's Day cards. Next time we're going to hunt for pots o' gold around the building so this card activity will help them be more aware of all things green.
We introduced the activity and the materials--paint, paintbrushes, heart stamps to make shamrock designs, choice of different paper colors and a green marker to write their greeting. Then the sabotage began--they had to ask for these things. The Speech-Language Pathologist I work with is so patient and demanding; she works it every which way to get them to ask for what they want: