Cue Cards

• Classroom directional cues can also be portable by placing visuals on a cue card ring • Visual cue cards assist with teaching children what TO DO: routines, expectations, and new skills to replace problem behavior • Make sure you have the child’s attention before directing/cueing • Give the child an opportunity to respond • Give only one directional cue at a time • Follow through with positive acknowledgement

Lentini, R., Vaughn, B. J., & Fox, L. (2005). Teaching Tools for Young Children with Challenging Behavior. Tampa, Florida: University of South Florida, Early Intervention Positive Behavior Support.

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Teaching Tools for Young Children with Challenging Behavior. Early Intervention Positive Behavior Support.. L. If you would like to personalize pictures or make additional picture prompts. Lentini. simply punch holes in the corners of the picture cues you would like to use and attach them to the key ring. Vaughn.. Also. To store the extra pictures. Printing directions are on slides 3. R. you can paste the pictures into the template and add text using the “text box” on the bottom tool bar. (2005). cut them and laminate them. Once you print the pictures on cardstock (or printer paper glued to a manila folder for increased durability). Florida: University of South Florida. You can double click on the word. go to “view” on tool bar and then to “zoom”. J. The key ring can then be worn on the teacher’s wrist with a coiled bracelet for quick access when individually prompting children.Assembly Directions If your “cues” differ from what is currently available please feel free to make adaptations. a blank template for pictures or photographs has been provided on the last slide. For the “key ring” cues (see photograph below). simply attach them to a spare key ring and place the ring onto your “storage binder” (see “Class Visual Schedule” file for photo example of storage binder). Key ring sample with mini picture cues To view photographs at a larger size. & Fox. B. located above the picture. Tampa. to change the text label. Created using pictures from Microsoft Clipart® .

Florida: University of South Florida. & Fox.PRINT DIRECTIONS FOR KEY RING CUE CARDS Step 1: Click on File & select Print Step 2: Select slides to print pictures Type 4-11 Step 5: Type # of copies Step 3: Select “handouts” Step 4: Select 2 slides per page Step 6: Click OK Lentini.. Early Intervention Positive Behavior Support. J. Vaughn. R. (2005). Created using pictures from Microsoft Clipart® . Teaching Tools for Young Children with Challenging Behavior. L. B. Tampa..

Wash hands. . Line up. Go to gate.Put in cubby.

Clean up. . Sit. Wait for a turn.Go potty.

Use gentle hands. . Listen with your ears.Look with your eyes. Put in mailbox.

Wave bye. Hold hands. .Sit at table. Walking feet.

Glue on adult’s photo Glue on adult’s photo . Ask for help. Use inside voice.Wait at door. Put it in the garbage.

what’s a solution? Use kind words. Stop and think.Rest quietly. Can I play? . Raise your hand.

Think like a turtle. Change diaper. Ask.Stop. Can I play with you? .

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