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
Speech Therapy Theme Review: Ocean
Last week we talked about the beach in speech therapy. It was only fitting that we have an ocean theme this week. Sometimes, I am really on top of my game and I coordinate this theme with Shark Week. But this year? Guess I wasn't on top of things. Ocean Books for Speech Therapy… Continue reading Speech Therapy Theme Review: Ocean
Family Outings That Secretly Work on Language!
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!
Mermaid Tail Craft for Speech Therapy
A couple of weeks ago, I did a theme on mermaids for the girls on my speech therapy caseload. The boys did pirates so I figured why not? This craft was so much fun and really cute when it was finished! You could easily use the craft for your articulation or language clients. Here's What… Continue reading Mermaid Tail Craft for Speech Therapy
Adapting Puzzles for Speech Therapy
What does SLP doesn't love using puzzles during speech therapy? Puzzles are great language enrichment tools, easily used in sensory bins and awesome hide and seek reinforcers! I love to use the chunky wooden puzzles in therapy. But then I ran across this cute little 24 piece puzzle for just $1. What would I do… Continue reading Adapting Puzzles for Speech Therapy
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
Speech Therapy Theme Review: Watermelons
To finish up May, we had a watermelon theme for our speech therapy sessions. (Yes, I know...a little behind) It was lots of fun for the kids. The book we read was probably my favorite part of the week. "The Watermelon Seed" is about a crocodile who loves watermelon until he swallows a seed. Then… Continue reading Speech Therapy Theme Review: Watermelons
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
Speech Therapy Theme Review: Beach Time!
I know school is back in session and the beach is far from all of our minds...well, maybe. But I HAD to write about our recent speech therapy sessions using the beach theme! Since I work year round, I like to do a beach theme in July. Book: There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed… Continue reading Speech Therapy Theme Review: Beach Time!
Week in Review: Get the Scoop in Speech
A couple of weeks ago, I did an ice cream theme in my therapy sessions. I used to make ice cream or ice cream sundaes when I worked in the school system. But since, I moved to the home health setting, it's just not possible for me to do that. But we find other ways… Continue reading Week in Review: Get the Scoop in Speech