Summer Exploration in the Outdoors

by Bilingual Therapies on July 30, 2015

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summer-outdoor-speech-activityWhen the weather cooperates, using the outdoors as a learning space is a wonderful idea. Kids adore being outside and being in a new and different location. Take time to use the environment around you to work on specific speech and language goals. Getting out and about will help to actively engage everyone and liven up more traditional sessions. [click to continue…]

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Fun with Bubbles and Water

by Bilingual Therapies on July 9, 2015

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bubbles-water-speech-therapy-activityThe key to summer sessions is avoiding regression that is typical during the long break. It is important to be creative and keep things fresh. Activities that use bubbles and water are engaging and will allow you to work on word families, patterns, articulation, conversation skills, and other speech and language goals that are specific to a child. [click to continue…]

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Fabulous and Festive for the 4th of July

by Bilingual Therapies on June 25, 2015

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fourth-of-july-independence-day-speech-language-activityChildren who may not have families originally from the United States may be unfamiliar with our traditions for Independence Day. This is also a nice time to discuss how so many people came to our country for different reasons. Talk with families ahead of time to see what they do for the Fourth of July. Do they have a picnic, visit with friends and family, or head to a fireworks display at the end of the day? [click to continue…]

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Slime Time Exploration

by Bilingual Therapies on June 18, 2015

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summer-speech-language-activitiesMaking slime is a hands-on activity that can be expanded during speech and language sessions. This is also the perfect way to include some fine motor skill integration for children that may benefit from that. Slime is easy to make and does not create much of a mess. The best part of slime is that once it is made you can incorporate it into activities that work on specific language goals by thinking outside of the box. [click to continue…]

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Life Cycle of the Butterfly and Beyond

by Bilingual Therapies on June 11, 2015

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butterfly-speech-therapy-spring-ideasMany classrooms take time during the spring and summer to allow children to watch caterpillars transform into beautiful butterflies. This is one way to see the wonders of nature up close while incorporating science into their learning. Watching these fuzzy creatures form chrysalis and go through metamorphosis gives everyone a lot of vocabulary and a lot to talk about. In addition to this, the conversations can create fun side projects to do while working on speech and language goals at the same time. [click to continue…]

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Celebrating Special Men on Father’s Day

June 4, 2015

Children like to celebrate important people in their lives. Father’s Day is another time where we can focus on the special men in each student’s world. It is extremely important to remember the children that you work with to make sure that that not everyone has a father living with them, so remember to include […]

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