This is my selection of the best board books to teach children with autism new vocabulary.
Use these books to :
- Engage your autistic child.
- Teach new vocabulary.
- Build listening skills.
- Increase concentration.
- Increase family interaction and fun.
- Encourage pretend play and development of your child’s imagination.
I have put together this list of board books based on my own experiences using these books in my learning center for children with autism in Paris, Le Chemin ABA.
I hope you enjoy using them with your child as much as I have enjoyed using them throughout the years with my little learners at my center.
Best Board books to Teach Children with Autism
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1. Goodnight Moon.
2. The Very Hungry Caterpillar.
3. Pat the Zoo (Pat the Bunny).
4. First 100 Animals.
5. Flip Flap Fly.
6. 5 Little Ducks (with sound)
8. Dear Zoo.
9. Busy Park.
10. Orange Pear Apple Bear.
These are some of my favorite craft projects which you can enjoy with each book. Doing a related craft project will enable you to get even more out of each book with your child. Choose your favorite or enjoy them all over time!
Goodnight Moon Sorting Activity
Fine Motor Activity for The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Paper Plate & Cotton Balls Craft
Paper Bag Zebra Craft
Feed the Baby Birds Fine Motor Sensory Bin
Five Little Ducks Craft
Black and White Sheep Craft
We Built a Zoo Pretend Play Project
Felt Pretend Play Plantable Gardens
Cardboard Tube Bears
Which of these best board books to teach children with autism will you share with your child today?
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