Trick-or-treating is not just for collecting candy. It is an amazing learning opportunity! Whether you are at home or in school, you can always put your teacher spin on an American classic. Here are some goals you can work on!

  • Students will accept items from peers/adults
  • Given a button/ fastener/snap/velcro, student and open and close garment 
  • Student can dress and undress with minimal assistance
  • Student will place items in bag to promote fine motor
  • Given a visual, student will follow one step directive hallway rules (walking feet, inside voice, hands off the wall)
  • Student will say thank you to promote language skills
  • Student will remain with the group
  • Given an obstacle, student will navigate around the obstacle
  • Given visuals, Student will transition throughout the school environment while exhibiting minimal non-compliance behaviors  

AAC and Trick-or-Treating

Trick-or-treating is a perfect time to practice students communication/and social goals. By simply tagging on some visuals to your treat bag or wearing an AAC bracelet, students can effectively trick-or -treat!


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