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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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Spanish Card Decks Volume 1

Need some quick materials for a range of Spanish-speaking students? Start here, with a set of four card decks to target various language targets.

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Articles with `elementary students` 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...

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...

Dice game

When your child is working on articulation, therapy usually consists of some type of drill activity using words that contain the error sound. This can get boring for your child especially when you attempt to continue the therapy in the home. More...

Car activities

Practicing language can be as simple as spending time talking in the car. Daily work can be finished before you even get home. For receptive language difficulties, simply talking to your child about items you pass while driving. If your child is working on actions, focus on actions you do and see while driving, like a dog running or someone eating. 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...

Articulation in the kitchen

The kitchen does not have to be the domain of only language-based speech therapy. Articulation is a skill that can be addressed in many ways that provide opportunities to practice sounds. It does not have to be relegated to a "speech" room. More...

Forts

What kid doesn't like building forts? One of my favorite memories from my childhood is building forts using sheets, the dining room table, and chairs. Not only is fort building a fun activity, it segues easily into many animal units taught by SLPs or preschool programs. More...

Langauge in the summer sun

Summer can bring about excitement about being outside, but this excitement can quickly lead to dreams of a dip in some water.Language can be incorporated into these hot times with a paintbrush, a cup of water, and some imagination. Find a clear spot of sidewalk or the driveway to paint on. More...

Books for Artic

Books aren't only for language development - they can be used for articulation therapy as well. The key is to pick a book that is loaded with the sound your child is working on. If you cannot think of one... More...

Picture-Based Games

Pictures create a world of possibilities when it comes to articulation. If you have pictures, you can have a scavenger hunt, play a matching game, or "Go Fish." They also lend themselves to direct drill for a quick speech practice. More...

Board Games for Therapy

It's pretty simple to turn (almost) any board game into a therapy session - SLPs have been doing it for years! To begin, you need three things: More...

Shopping for Articulation

It's possible to take speech therapy on the go while doing normal activities. Shopping can easily integrate into articulation therapy. More...

Toss and Talk for Langauge

Some days, sitting speech therpay just isn't going to work. A simple solution is to transform therapy into a more active session. To do this, we grab a bouncy ball and a permanent marker. More...

Box Monster Craft

What's more fun than making crafts? How about a monster? We can combine the two into a fun language based activity (and can later use it for quick speech sessions). Box monsters are a pretty easy craft, and lend themselves to personal creativity. Following directions, basic concepts, and even actions are language targets that connect with this activity. More...

Monster Sort

Small boxes are great for storage as well as language activities. Box monsters make language even more fun. Grab a monster or two, and some items to sort. Toy food, figurines, speech pictures, small stuffed animals, barbies, cars…the possibilities are endless for toys to fit into the monsters. More...

Halloween Language Activities

Sometimes you want to incorporate language learning into a festive activity. Here are a few ideas to focus on language while getting into the Halloween spirit. 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...

Spring for (Preschool) Language

Spring has sprung! Well, for some of us. Even if it hasn't fully sprung into action, it's not too early to prepare for spring with a new language packet. Announcing: Spring into Preschool Language! This is a packet that works for preschool and early elementary (K-1) language targets. More...

Using Die Cuts in Therapy

Die cuts - they're not just for decoration! Need to spiff up your therapy in a pinch? Head to the nearest workroom in practically any school! More...

Oh, Language Games, Oh, Language Games, Your Fun is Never Ceasing

Looking for some holiday or winter materials? Come along with a band of raccoons and have a peek at one of my latest units! Oh, Language Games (sung to the tune of "Oh, Christmas Tree) is an expressive language unit targeting six different skills! More...

How about some Winter, Grammar Style?

It's smack dab in the middle of winter, so how about some materials for fun in the snow or the warming up afterwards? Looking for grammar type activities for your students? Come check out Winter: Grammar Style. More...

Valentines Story Comprehension

In need of thematic story comprehension tasks? I always am. Here is a peek at my latest product to target multiple story comprehension goals! 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...

Do You Have a Book Club?

As you may know, I love to incorporate books into my therapy. Preliteracy and literacy skills are vital in every student's life. That being said, I found something I love on TeachersPayTeachers to help me incorporate more books into therapy. More...