After a long winter, it is a great idea to take some sessions outside. Whether you are at a school with a playground, at a home where you can go outside during a session, or just want to walk out the front door, you can easily adapt and be flexible. When the weather cooperates, the outside environment provides a great background for some lessons. [click to continue…]
Those April showers will lead to May flowers all over the place this month. Children love looking at the colors and differences in these natural beauties. Embrace the wonder and use it for activities that involve some art and fun. [click to continue…]
As a school-based bilingual speech and language pathologist, May is typically the time of year when I am buried under evaluations and IEP meetings. However, I try not to let this month pass me by without doing an activity at school for the American Speech and Hearing Association’s “Better Hearing and Speech Month”. It is a wonderful way to share what I love to do. Being a bilingual speech and language pathologist can be very challenging, but I continue to love what I do every day. [click to continue…]
Those pesky April showers also leave us with plenty of puddles. Puddles are fun for children to play in, talk about, and explore. If you are not able to go outside to splash and play in puddles, a simple book can spur some activities to keep everyone busy indoors. [click to continue…]
Flowers and plants are important to all cultures. A great way to explore and learn, while practicing speech and language, is to grow something with your students. Check in with families to see if there are flowers, vegetables, or plants that are special to them that you may be able to grow.
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