For use more with preschool and primary children
§ A “mini-office” is like a little study corral or “busy book”, which enables the children to take their most commonly used reference materials in the van, to bed …
§ A “mini-office” is an organisational tool for drill sheets and other papers (like writing check lists and word lists) that the students for quick-reference when writing or studying.
§ especially useful as a busy book for little children to ‘read’ by themselves, with Mother or other older person.
§ It contains reference material – may include alphabet, numbers, colours, key words or names of family and friends … many possibilities – for different age groups.
§ Can be done for a particular subject, eg science, or topic, eg Human Body, or for different grades/levels.
§ Have it laminated or covered in clear contact/adhesive plastic.
Clear photos and instructions here for a mathematics mini-office:
links checked Sept.2009