As we decorate our classroom doors for Christmas, think about making the design tactile in nature. The picture below is of a life skills classroom that I visit daily. The teacher here decorated the door using high contrast and a 3-dimensional Christmas tree. My students are able to feel that the tree has layers and many branches. The classroom teacher also has a shorter tree in the classroom for the students to decorate. They held discussions on how to decorate using spatial terminology, such as above, below, next to, left, right.