Products with `early intervention` Tag

I Have a Pet (A Preschool Book)

Are you a SLP doing Early Intervention? Working with a Developmental Preschool? Materials can be time consuming, as can planning for group circle. This book is one I created to use with my Early Intervention Preschool and Developmental Preschool students to target multiple skills in a group circle format.

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Tengo una Mascota (I Have a Pet: Spanish Version) Preschool Book

Language delays come in all shapes and sizes of children. Sometimes, these are young children...and sometimes these young children don't speak English. When this happens, materials in a native language are needed. As a response to Spanish-speaking Early Intervention and Developmental Preschool children's needs, I have created Spanish materials to use in my group circle therapy times.

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Pet Associations Worksheets Free

Pets are friendly animals that many preschool students are exposed to in their environments. Using worksheets using these animals can aid in developing early skills.

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Companion worksheets for "I Have a Pet"

Interested in cutting down on more prep time for preschool group circle? Here are a set of varying worksheets that can be used in conjunction with "I Have a Pet" or as homework activities.

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Spring Into Preschool Language Packet

Spring is the perfect time for cute animals and blooming flowers. Help preschool language skills bloom using the skills in this packet.

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Moo Quack What Was That?

Mooo, Quack...What was that? A fun book for preschoolers, this is a book to teach farm animals, questions, and negation to young children. In a repetitive, sing-song style, this book provides expectation for answers and multiple opportunities to practice the same skills. Perfect for group circle in a developmental or early intervention preschool!

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Moo Quack What Was That Activities

Planning a farm theme for developmental preschool or early intervention? Need some ideas for group circle and homework? Check out this companion to the book Moo Quack What Was That to target basic concepts and animal to sound associations.

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Articles with `early intervention` Tag

Five 5-minute activities for language development

During the summer it can be hard to focus on speech related tasks. Here are five ideas for quick activities you can do each day to focus on language. More...

Language development through books

It's no secret that pre literacy skills are vital in language as well as academic development. The easiest way to develop pre literacy skills in young children is simply by exposure to books. Here are some ideas on how to focus on language development using books. More...

The Kitchen: recipes for language development

The kitchen is a great place to work on speech skills in a practical, hands on way. One way to work on language is to have your child help put away clean dishes by following directions (ex. "Put the plates in the cupboard, then the forks in the drawer".) More...

Up Up Down Down (Receptive)

*Up, Up, Down, Down* is a game I created for kids to burn some energy during those transition times that frequently occur during during a preschool program. More...

Summertime picnics

The call of the outdoors can be intense during nice weather. Taking speech outside is a fun way to have a change of scene and enjoy the park or backyard. Start this activity by talking with your child about what happens on a picnic. Better yet More...

Home Prepositions

Using toys can be a great way to work on prepositions, but being silly and using your bodies can be even better! More...

Categorizing with Toys

Categorizing is a skill that can be taught using toys you already have. Grab a random assortment of toys or figurines and place them in a group in front of your child. Ten-15 toys is a good amount to start with. Grab one toy for each group you want to make, and label it for your child. More...

Easy sensory activity

Sometimes you need a little adventure. Sensory activities are fun for any kid, but especially loved by children with sensory impairments (such as being on the autism spectrum, for example). More...

Following the leader

Following directions activities often center on making food or miscellaneous chores around the house. One way to increase the fun while following directions is by playing a childhood favorite game: Follow the Leader. More...

Leading Group Circle for Preschoolers

Many SLPs work with preschoolers, and therapy models can be varied. When hard-pressed for time, and especially when wanting to incorporate pragmatics into therapy, group circle is a great way to work with multiple students at once. Here are a few things to keep in mind when creating a group circle. More...

Key Parts of a Developmental Group Circle

So, you've decided to take on the task of running a group circle for your preschool language students. After collaborating with the preschool staff about how to make your group circle a priority, it's now time to come up with materials. Where do you even start? Here are some keys to creating or finding appropriate materials. More...

The Bilingual Child: A language difference or delay?

Children who learn English as a Second Language can sometimes appear to have a language delay. Many times, these children are referred for speech therapy in school, or parents may have concerns regarding their children's acquisition of language due to the complex nature of learning multiple languages. Just how do you tell the difference between a normal language difference or a language delay? More...

Developmental Power of Books

Specialists have been saying it for years - read to your child. It encourages development. But some parents wonder when to introduce books, or what kind of books they should be using with their child. Read on for some book ideas for young children, both typically developing and when you have developmental concerns. More...

Michaels Finds

I have yet to meet a SLP who didn't like a good deal on items for therapy. From books to board games, SLPs look for it all. Check out what I found in the dollar section of one of my favorite stores. More...

Sticker Fun for Therapy

Here's an idea to use in therapy - stickers! I use face stickers to create different faces (or monsters) and target some of my language and social goals in a bit of a unique way. More...