EXPLORERS

Week 5: Outer Space

We wrap up virtual camp with an exploration of outer space. Travel with us as we learn about stars, planets and more. 

The Words for the Week

outer space | astronaut | spaceship | sky | look | fly

Symbol Set: LAMP  and Unity (LAMP Words for Life | Accent | Vantage)

Symbol Set: Symbolstix (Proloquo2Go | TouchChat)

The Vocabulary Explained

Symbol Set: LAMP and Unity

Symbol Set: Symbolstix

The Language Boards

Symbol Set: LAMP

(LAMP Words for Life)

Symbol Set: Unity

(Accent | Vantage)

Symbol Set: Symbolstix

(Proloquo2Go)

Symbol Set: Symbolstix - Fitzgerald

(TouchChat)

Symbol Set: PCS

(Snap & Core | TobiiDynavox)

Monday

Monday Morning Check-in:

Day 1 of Week 5! Make sure to check in to learn about the new theme for the week. 

Learning Activity:

Guess Where? Outer Space. This activity focuses on descriptive language, shifting our attention, outer space vocabulary. By asking "where is it?" we are creating opportunities to expand upon language. 

Symbol Set: LAMP and Unity

Symbol Set: Symbolstix

Special of the Day: Yoga-Inspired Movement

Sarah Hougen, PT, takes us through some stretches, while incorporating some of our themed vocabulary. Spread out on the floor or outside, follow along and remember to get your family or friends to join along too.   

Symbol Set: LAMP and Unity

Symbol Set: Symbolstix

Tuesday

Tuesday Morning Check-in:

Come and see what today brings!

ZOOM

Morning Zoom at 10:

Login to connect with your friends and Camp Commūnicāre Staff. It will be fun, so don't miss it. 

Check your schedule for your individual/small group Zooms too.

Learning Activity:

Outer Space Quiz Show! Levi is going to give some clues and try to stump Hillary with our space vocabulary.

Symbol Set: LAMP and Unity

Symbol Set: Symbolstix

Special of the Day: Occupational Therapy

OT Jen and her daughter, Sophia, take us through making moons or planets using Washi tape. We can’t wait to see your beautiful creations!

Symbol Set: LAMP and Unity

Symbol Set: Symbolstix

Wednesday

Wednesday Morning Check-in:

What did Mars say to Saturn? You will have to watch the morning check-in to find out!

Learning Activity:

For this activity we are reading the book, There was an Old Astronaut Who Swallowed the Moon. You might want to watch it again to look for the hidden pictures. Check the facts about the planets, comets, and more at the end of the book.

Symbol Set: LAMP and Unity

Symbol Set: Symbolstix

Search and Find

Space Facts

Special of the Day: Music

It's music with Rusty today. This week includes an alien rap and a spaceship ride. Have fun listening!

The Hello Song

Symbol Set: LAMP

Symbol Set: Unity

Symbol Set: Symbolstix

Space Rap

Symbol Set: LAMP and Unity

Symbol Set: Symbolstix

Belong - Astronaut

Symbol Set: LAMP and Unity

Symbol Set: Symbolstix

Alien Attack

Symbol Set: LAMP and Unity

Symbol Set: Symbolstix

Twist and Shout

Symbol Set: LAMP and Unity

Symbol Set: Symbolstix

The Goodbye Song

Symbol Set: LAMP and Unity

Symbol Set: Symbolstix

Thursday

Thursday Morning Check-in:

At just like that it is our last check-in of virtual camp. Watch the check-in to get one last joke and one last adventure challenge. 

ZOOM

Morning Zoom at 10:

Login to connect with your friends and Camp Commūnicāre Staff. Just like on Tuesday, it will be fun. 

Check your schedule for your individual/small group Zooms too.

Learning Activity:

Camper Camp Review to be used with the downloadable doc. Some campers may need scaffolded support which Hillary reviews in the document. The goal is to say what they liked and did not like about camp. Hillary models different comments and phases.  

Symbol Set: LAMP

Symbol Set: Unity

Symbol Set: Symbolstix - Proloquo2Go

Symbol Set: Symbolstix - TouchChat

Special of the Day: Zumba-Inspired Movement

Zumba time!

Other Resources

Here are more activities as well as different ways to continue to explore our theme. Remember to use AAC as you explore (white board, pictures, devices and more).   

Cooking - Yogurt Bars

Get creative with your yogurt bars. Yum.

Symbol Set: LAMP and Unity

Symbol Set: Symbolstix

Extension Activities

Here are some other ideas of how you can incorporate the theme and AAC in some other fun ways!

Paper Spaceships:

Leo teaches you how to make a paper "spaceship" and how to use the language board to comment and talk about the spaceship's flying skills.

Shooting Stars:

Here is a modeled activity where Leo and Levi show you how to play a "shooting star" game and model language with this week's language board.

Science - Balloon Rockets

This is a fun one! These rockets have different speeds and sounds. Enjoy your own.

Symbolstix: Proloquo2Go | TouchChat

Pixons | Minspeak: LAMP and Unity

Books

Here are some books you might like to read to follow along with the theme for the week.

Mousetronaut

Astronaut Mark Kelly

Hey-Ho to Mars We’ll Go! Susan Lendroth

The Magic School Bus Lost in Space by Johanna Cole

The Three Little Aliens and the Big Bad Robot by Margaret McNamara

Virtual and In-person Field Trips and Experiences

Here are some ways or learning more about the theme through some interactive resources and opportunities.

Movies and Videos

And here are come movies for you to watch to continue with the space theme. 

Wall-E

Space Buddies

Space Chimps

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