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Candy Corn Guess Who

Ghosts and witches and mice! Just who, exactly, are you for Halloween? This is a Guess Who game for Halloween. Great for teaching attributes and formulating grammatically correct questions.

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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 `expressive language` 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Halloween therapy materials

My most recent upload is a Halloween version of a Guess Who? game. I modified it to work with three (or more) players as well as the traditional game with two players. 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...

Halloween spiderwebs

Spiders, spiders everywhere! A Halloween staple, spiders inspire shrieks, yet a fascination. I typically involve spiders in my preschool insect unit, which are a hit with the kids, but spiders also work with Halloween. More...

Scarecrow idioms packets and freebie!

My latest products are all idiom related! Here is preview of my Fall Idioms Packet. This packet contains 48 idioms - some fall/Thanksgiving related and some everyday idioms. Each idiom card has a scarecrow (4 designs) for a fall theme. More...

Christmas associations worksheet freebie

While working on products with my gingerbread graphics, I couldn't resist making a free worksheet. I just can't help buy love my gingerbread people, and had to fight the urge to decorate even more of them. More...

Gingerbread Pronoun Packet

I don't know about you, but I have several students on my caseload who need to practice pronouns. It seems that every year there are always a group of students who need help with pronouns. So, to help with this, I created a thematic pronoun packet. Gingerbread! (I'm a sucker for food.) More...

Free Christmas antonyms worksheet

Another worksheet I created for free - antonyms! (I'm coloring my latest graphics on the computer - I had to force myself out of my graphics program to get something done.) More...

Free Christmas synonyms worksheet

The last (so far) in my free Christmas themed worksheets, this download features synonyms. As you would expect, the synonyms focus on words that one might come across when discussing Christmas and winter. More...

Gingerbread Pronouns Worksheets

I couldn't help myself and made more gingerbread materials! This is a packet created specifically to match the Gingerbread Pronoun Packet using the same theme, graphics, and concepts. More...

Gingerbread Pronouns (Again!)

Well, I did it again. There's just something innately festive about gingerbread. Plus, I figured pronoun work isn't complete if we haven't touched on the possessive pronouns area. A lot of my students seem to have difficulty with in this area. More...

Gingerbread Race game and freebie

I have a major sweet tooth, which might be why I just can't resist making gingerbread and candy related graphics. I was feeling generous and in the spirit of the season, decided to create a free game board, which is posted below. More...

The Guin Penguins

I'm excited to announce my newest graphics - The Guins! The Guin's are a lovable family of penguins who enjoy their wintertime activities, be it ice fishing, skating, or taking walks. More...

My Owly and Wormy Discovery

There I was, browsing through the bookstore, minding my own business. I never expected to bump into an adorable owl and worm while I was there...but I'm glad to make their acquaintance. More...

Cold Lady Box Tutorial

Throwing that old tissue box away? Wait! Don't do it! Save it for some speech creativity, namely a tissue box old lady. Or a cold lady. Or even a monster. What? You don't know how to create one of these creatures? Well, let me explain how. 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...

Referrals and Language Exposure

Little Sveta moves from Russia to your district in the States. Only a few weeks attending her new school, the teacher is standing in your door asking to refer Sveta for speech and language services. What do you do? Is it appropriate to accept the referral? How are you going to determine her language capabilities? 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...

Winter Worksheet Freebies

December is a crazy time of year in all classrooms, with excitement building in the air, wired students, and referrals from conferences coming in. Why not save yourself some time by checking out themed freebies? More...

Frozen noses, frozen pipes, and a freebie

Winter comes along with snow and freezing temperatures. Something is needed to warm our hands and our minds. Here's a set of worksheets to do the trick! 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...