This activity has been revised and was originally created by Charlotte Cushman and published in the Perkins Activity and Resource Guide (1st edition, 1992). The second edition is available for purchase.
Object functions are an important part of learning about objects. Knowing the function of an object enables students to use objects correctly. It also provides the foundation for classification skills and organization. This activity will help students to verbalize the action a familiar item performs. Lessons include Concept Development, English Language Arts and Independent Living Skills.