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

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Inexpensive Ice Cream Speech Therapy Activities

If you are wanting another "cheap ideas" post for speech therapy, you are in luck!  Today, I am bringing you some cheap ideas to do during an ice cream theme! (You can read my theme review here.)  You can use these to address articulation or language.  I try my best to keep them open ended.  All… Continue reading Inexpensive Ice Cream Speech Therapy Activities

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Plastic Eggs for Speech Therapy (That Are NOT Easter!)

Two days after Easter so what are you doing just sitting there?! Now's the time to stock up on all those plastic eggs for your speech therapy sessions!! What? You think those little plastic eggs can only be used at Easter?! That's crazy talk. Plastic eggs aren't the same as when we were kids. Now… Continue reading Plastic Eggs for Speech Therapy (That Are NOT Easter!)

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New Year’s and Speech Therapy

Can you believe 2016 is done?  It's been a crazy busy year!  I know most SLPs aren't doing any speech therapy today but I have some ideas for you to use on Monday!! I sent out newsletters this week to my speech therapy families with some of these ideas.  I always have parents wanting extra… Continue reading New Year’s and Speech Therapy

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Cheap Halloween Activities for Speech Therapy 

Halloween is such a fun time in speech therapy! It's also an added bonus that dollar stores carry amazing Halloween goodies that are perfect for speech therapy. Without wasting any time, let's get to the "meat and potatoes" of this post! Spider Throwing in Speech Therapy Seriously this activity cost $3.24!  The web basket came from… Continue reading Cheap Halloween Activities for Speech Therapy 

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Apple Pie Sensory Bin in Speech Therapy!

Apple week in speech therapy is always so much fun!  It's taken a different turn since I left the schools several years ago.  In the schools, we could compare the different types of apples, cook with them, eat different apple products like apple chips and cider.  Speech therapy in the homes is very different.  It's… Continue reading Apple Pie Sensory Bin in Speech Therapy!

Articulation, Hands On Therapy Activities, Language, Parent Tips

Parent Tip: Using Games to Encourage Speech and Language

Last week, I talked about using puzzles to work on your child's speech. This week we are talking board games! Each and every household has at least 1 game. No video games are allowed in this!  Without further delay, let's get to business! 1. Candyland:  I SUPER PUFFY HEART Candyland for VARIOUS reasons!!  I like… Continue reading Parent Tip: Using Games to Encourage Speech and Language