Teaching self help skills is so important for any child. But, for kids the autism spectrum this can be difficult. Many children benefit from visual schedules and routines to help. The personal hygiene chart was meant to become an integral part of creating a functional and predictable evening and bedtime routine. Having these routines in place is huge for autistic children because it helps them have more control over their environment. Using visual schedules and supports can also promote Independence in autistic children.
Creating a Visual Bedtime Routine
Along the same lines as my daily schedule, bathroom chart, and what to wear chart– this printable set was designed with autistic children in mind and can be used in combination with more of my free printables for autistic children.
However, you can also use this chart set for pre-readers or any child who may need the visual schedule. And though it’s called a personal hygiene chart in the file, this is really more of a bedtime routine chart and cards set. I will be happy to make new charts that properly reflect this if you’d like. Just let me know.
Personal Hygiene and Bedtime Routine Cards
There are cards for the following actions for both boys and girls to create a daily hygiene routine chart in addition to a bedtime routine chart. You can use this for a nightime routine chart in addition to my daily routine chart.
You can also use these in addition to My Personal Schedule printable pack which is available for sale in my shop.
* Brush teeth
* Brush Hair
* Wash Hands
* Take bath
* Put on pajamas
* Go to Bed
There are the following skin tone and hair color variations for both boys and girls:
* Light skin/red hair
* Light skin/blonde hair
* Light skin/brown hair
* Medium skin/brown hair
* Darker skin/brown hair
* Darker skin/black hair
Personal Hygiene Card Set for Girls:
The chart colors for girls are pink, dark purple, light purple. However, if you would like an additional chart color please let me know!
Personal Hygiene Cards for Boys
Colors for the boys charts are: red, blue, and green. However, if you are in need of a different color, please let me know and I will be happy to create one for you!
If you find that you don’t need a particular skin tone or hair color, when you’re printing, just print out the page number that corresponds with the set that you need.
Also included in the pack are three charts. Each chart will hold all six cards so you can use that as a display or use one column for tasks and one column to be completed.
You can also use these cards on their own with a clip ring.
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