Sensory story: 'My Mum and Dad Make Me Laugh'

In this lesson we will be reading 'My Mum and Dad Make Me Laugh' by Nick Sharratt as a sensory story. We will be supporting sensory exploration and encourage opportunities to develop anticipation through visual tracking activities. The first part of this lesson is aimed at those supporting the child and outlines ideas for lesson delivery. The second section is for the child to engage with.


Play video

Click on the play button to start the video. If your teacher asks you to pause the video and look at the worksheet you should:

  • Click "Close Video"
  • Click "Next" to view the activity

Your video will re-appear on the next page, and will stay paused in the right place.


These slides will take you through some tasks for the lesson. If you need to re-play the video, click the ‘Resume Video’ icon. If you are asked to add answers to the slides, first download or print out the worksheet. Once you have finished all the tasks, click ‘Next’ below.

Lesson summary: Sensory story: 'My Mum and Dad Make Me Laugh'

Time to move!

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For 5 mins...

Move around:

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