Hands On Therapy Activities, Themed Speech Therapy

Simple Speech Therapy Activity: Mittens and a Snowball

Let's face it...simple speech therapy activities are the jam!  There's little to prep and keep up with.  You don't have to manipulate 10,000 items on your therapy table.  Most of the time, you can stretch that activity to reach the majority of your clients, if not all!  That last part is a huge BONUS!  As… Continue reading Simple Speech Therapy Activity: Mittens and a Snowball

Hands On Therapy Activities

Quick Drill Boxes in Speech Therapy

We've all seen the beautiful blogs posts about picture prefect therapy sessions go for that one speech therapist.  Let's be honest...not all speech therapy sessions are smooth and picture perfect.  You may see 6 kids in a mixed group in which you need to address everything from articulation to grammar in 30 minutes.  Maybe you… Continue reading Quick Drill Boxes in Speech Therapy

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Summer, Grilling and Speech Therapy

So, it's officially summer here in Texas.  No, I don't wait for the actual "First Day Of Summer" on the calendar.  It's summer in Texas when your thighs stick to your seats in your car.  Cue the fun summer themes in speech therapy!!  I found these adorable tin grills in the dollar spot of my… Continue reading Summer, Grilling and Speech Therapy

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Using Mailboxes in Speech Therapy

We’ve all seen those cute little mailboxes in the Target Dollar Spot or our favorite dollar store. I know I walked by them a couple of years ago, not sure what I could do with it. Don’t worry…before I checked out, I walked back to pick up 3 (or maybe 5!) These little mailboxes are… Continue reading Using Mailboxes in Speech Therapy

Articulation, Hands On Therapy Activities, Language, Parent Tips

Tips for Enriching Language with Halloween Candy!

It's Halloween!  It's probably #2 on the scale of "The Best Day of My Life" that every kid has.  And all you can think about is, "What the heck am I gonna do with all that candy?"   Well, you are in luck.  I just happen to think about writing this post just for parents (and SLPs)… Continue reading Tips for Enriching Language with Halloween Candy!

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Pizza Sensory Bin in Speech Therapy

I had previously written a post about our pizza theme for speech therapy.  There was a quick (code: terrible picture and description) of my sensory bin.  This year, I revamped it and made it better!  Since I improved it, I figured I would write a quick blog post about it with a freebie! I started… Continue reading Pizza Sensory Bin in Speech Therapy

Hands On Therapy Activities, Parent Tips

Language Skills with a Dash of Lemonade

Let's face it.  Kids don't always want to work on language skills at home.  They want to play their video games.  Text or "Snappy Chat" their friends.  Yes, you read that right..."Snappy Chat."  If you are lucky, they enjoy reading.  But working on talking, answering questions, describing?  That's a big NO.  But it's ok.  Sometimes… Continue reading Language Skills with a Dash of Lemonade

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Pirate Crafts for Speech Therapy

If you haven't noticed by now, I freakin LOVE using crafts in my speech therapy sessions!  So guess what?  The pirate themed week was no different!  I actually had two crafts I could switch between, depending on the goals of my clients. Paper Plate Pirate Craft for Speech Therapy I used this one for my… Continue reading Pirate Crafts for Speech Therapy

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Nerf Guns and Speech Therapy

In honor of my son's birthday, I thought I would take one of his favorite things and use it for speech therapy.  He loves his Nerf guns as most boys his age do.  But Nerf guns could also be a super motivating item to use during therapy...as long you establish rules and keep the chaos… Continue reading Nerf Guns and Speech Therapy

Hands On Therapy Activities, Parent Tips

Poppin’ Speech: Parent Tips for Practice at Home

**Please remember to provide adequate adult supervision at all times with ALL fireworks!  Please remember-do not throw the poppers at people or animals.** Independence Day is upon us.  With that in mind, I have a fun way for parents to work on speech and language skills while popping it for 4th of July.  It's real… Continue reading Poppin’ Speech: Parent Tips for Practice at Home