February and Black History Month

by Bilingual Therapies on February 4, 2016

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black_history_month_activities_schoolChildren should be learning about important figures from black history throughout the year, but February is the time dedicated especially for this. It is important for children to know about other individuals beyond Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his dream, for example. Use the month of February to celebrate men and women that fought for civil rights in the United States. For those children that may be new to our country, explain some of the history and let them hear how far we have come during this time period. [click to continue…]

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Creative Thinking with Yarn

by Bilingual Therapies on January 28, 2016

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creative_speech_therapy_ideas_yarn_sewingGrab a skein of yarn and put on your thinking cap. What could you do with this simple item within your sessions to get students motivated and working toward their goals? Think outside of the box and don’t be afraid to try something different. Even if it doesn’t work perfectly the first time, you can tweak it again to make it work next time around.  [click to continue…]

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Winter Sports Fun

by Bilingual Therapies on January 21, 2016

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The winter time is filled with sports that many children may not be familiar with. This is awinter_speech_therapy_ideas_sports great time to introduce them to the different sports and use them in fun activities to strengthen speech and language skills. In addition to this, talk to children that have families in other countries about sports that they may have heard of. Take time to reach out to families to see if any members of their families have played in the Olympics. Embrace multilingual pride into your celebration of winter sports. [click to continue…]

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Mittens are a Must in the Winter

by Bilingual Therapies on January 15, 2016

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mittens winter speech therapy ideasThree silly students have lost their mittens, now what are they to do? The possibilities are endless with this simple prompt. Talk about keeping warm, winter weather, or explore winter tales with familiar characters. Perhaps you will need to work as a team to find those lost mittens and incorporate additional ways to strengthen speech and language goals this winter. [click to continue…]

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Fun with Snowman Friends

by Bilingual Therapies on January 7, 2016

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snowman slp activityThanks to the movies Frozen and Frosty the Snowman, many children are familiar with Olaf and Frosty. It’s fun to watch their faces light up when they talk about making a snowman of their own. Of course, some locations never get enough snow to make this a reality. This means you can work on a snowman theme to have fun and focus on speech and language goals that are on each child’s IEP. [click to continue…]

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Gingerbread Tales and Special Pals

December 17, 2015

The traditional gingerbread man story has changed a lot over the years. This means that there are many different versions of the story out for kids of all ages to get to know. Some may be similar to the classic, while others stray quite a bit from the familiar tale. The winter is a wonderful […]

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