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

by Bilingual Therapies on June 4, 2015

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fathers-day-speech-classroom-activityChildren 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 other male role models. Grandfathers, uncles, brothers, cousins, teachers, or special neighbors would always appreciate getting something they made in their honor.  Anything made during sessions may be used for each child to give to that special person when they are sent home. [click to continue…]

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Appreciating the Outdoors in Springtime Sessions

by Tera.Tuten on May 14, 2015

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spring-speech-therapy-ideasWinter is over, and the weather should be cooperating a bit more as spring progresses so that speech and language sessions can be held outside. This is a great time of year to head out to work on speech and language skills. Using the outdoors will provide a fresh twist on things and often energize kids to participate with more excitement. [click to continue…]

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Marvelous May Flowers Sprout SLP Ideas

May 7, 2015

May flowers spring up, thanks to all of the showers that happen in April, and they can serve as a natural connection speech and language goals. Take time to integrate the natural beauty and colors of the flowers into crafts and games that will support individual student goals. 0

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