Category: Instructional Materials

Clothespin Color Wheel

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The Clothespin Color Wheel is a do it yourself busy bag designed to help low vision and learning disabled special needs children learning how to match colors.

Technical Specifications: 

Step One: Gather materials.

  • cardboard
  • wooden clothespins
  • permanent markers (assorted colors)
  • medium or large resealable bag

Step Two: Cut a piece of cardboard into a circle.

Step Three: With the black permanent marker, section the cardboard. It may be easiest to use a ruler for this.

Step Four: Add a splash of color to each section with a permanent marker.

Step Five: Color the ends of the wooden clothespins in the same colors used on the color wheel.

Step Six: Add the pieces into a resealable bag.

Step Seven: The child can match the clothespins up to the corresponding colors.

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as of: 
08/15/2017
Clothespin Color Wheel

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The Chaos and The Clutter
The Chaos and The Clutter Organization Type: 
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The Chaos and The Clurtter is a website/blog administered by Sharla Kostelyk, a mother of 5, with children with special needs. She shares her experience with some homemade sensory products and with her life. She says... I want you to find happiness in the chaos and the clutter. As a disorganized, creative, scattered, homeschooling mother of seven, including five with Special Needs, I spent years feeling like I wasn’t measuring up to the “perfect” moms I knew. I would walk around my house, stepping over toys, crunching a dry Cheerio underfoot, passing by a pile of papers, and trying to ignore the mountain of laundry that seemed to grow by the second, and I would feel like a failure. I felt overwhelmed and stressed out and sometimes was grouchy with my kids as a result, only adding to my feelings of guilt. I tried every organizational system in the book, but mastered none. I was letting the best years with my children slip away and was determined that if I could not change the state of the house, at least I could change my attitude.   At The Chaos and The Clutter, I share with you some of my small victories. I am real. I tell the truth about the imperfect parent that I am. I hope that this will be a place where people can be their true “mismatched socks because there weren’t any clean ones” selves! My everyday life is never ordinary. Most days, I still feel like I am drowning in the busyness! I don’t pretend to have all the answers, but I will share anything that has helped me, anything that hasn’t, and the humorous moments in between. Another type of clutter that I am trying to get rid of is financial clutter. There is just no happiness to be found there! We are trying to climb out of debt and I will also share those tips I learn along the way. I hope that you will join me in trying to find the blessings and the joy in among the chaos and the clutter!
Web Address: 
http://www.thechaosandtheclutter.com