It’s that time of the year when our entry ways are full of winter outwear. Coats, scarves, hats and mittens are hanging from every chair and hook in the house. Why not use those mittens/gloves in a fun way to encourage language? I’ve got some tips for you! Language Tip #1: Matching This one is… Continue reading Parent Tip: Using Mittens to Encourage Language
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!
Parents often struggle with working on articulation at home. Most parents will correct their child during day to day interactions-which is GREAT! But the trouble is making it fun! I have come up with a few ideas in the past to work on articulation such as using flashlights. Today's tip is equally as easy! All… Continue reading Light Switch Articulation: Tips for Parents
Did you know that today is National Waffle Day? I know...I'm not sure why the banks didn't shut down either. While I am not a big breakfast eater, I sure do love a good waffle. So today in honor of this "major" holiday, I am bringing you some fun ideas to use with the kids! … Continue reading National Waffle Day Fun!
I happened to stumble across this app in one of my speech therapy Facebook groups. They were offering a free trial to the first 10 private practioners that commented on the post. I figured "What the heck?" So I downloaded the free trial and I have ABSOLUTELY LOVED it!! It has been an awesome motivator… Continue reading Speech Therapy Tools: A Review of Speech Blubs
Summer's almost over. Why not get in some last minute fun family outings? I have some suggestions for some fun that you can secretly sneak language into! I did my best to keep them cheap because let's face it...school supplies and school clothes get expensive. Especially if you are shopping for more than one child. The… Continue reading Family Outings That Secretly Work on Language!
Parents always ask me for tips to work on their child's language skills at home. One of my favorite parent tips is bath time!! Bath time is a great time to work on your child's language and articulation skills. If you have a young child, parent supervision is already needed while they are in the tub. … Continue reading Parent Tips: Bath Time and Speech
**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
I use apps for articulation therapy everyday. "Little Bee's Articulation Station" is my favorite! However, sometimes I get tired of using the same pictures and words over and over. I like to spice it up a little. Keep the kids interested. I had used an app called "Flipagram" before to make little videos of my kids. … Continue reading Using “Flipagram” for Articulation
Easter's almost here and egg hunts are being prepared everywhere! But are you tired of the same old boring egg hunt year after year? Are your kids getting older and that simple egg hunt just isn't fun anymore? Have no fear! I have come up some different ways to hunt those little plastic eggs and… Continue reading Six Fun Egg Hunt Ideas To Use This Easter!