From the monthly archives:

August 2012

Sports and Language Communication

August 30, 2012

We’re All in This Together – Getting Children into Sports and Other Games Playing sports is a great way to teach children how to work together. It can bridge gaps in communication, build team-working skills, and form friendships. It helps children work on their motor skills, get physical activity, and more. Some kids enjoy playing […]

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Cooking Outdoors as a Language Tool

August 23, 2012

Using Cooking Outdoors as a Language Tool Whether you have a grill, a fire pit, smoker, or an old fashioned trench full of charcoal, cooking is a great way to help children learn new language skills. Teaching them to identify foods, drinks, and cooking utensils is a great start. Suggest having the child help with […]

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Outdoor Summer Fun Ideas

August 16, 2012

Ideas for Outdoor Play that Won’t Break the Budget Summer is upon us, and for most of the U.S., it’s a scorcher. What can we do to encourage children to play and learn outdoors without breaking the bank or resorting to herding them into an air conditioned theater? Playing outside is a great thing, and […]

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Using Water as a Therapy Tool

August 9, 2012

Using Water as a Therapy Tool Water is a great tool for learning in regards to most children. The younger set loves to play and splash, and older children can easily talk about learning to swim, or outdoor activities they’ve done at a lake, pool, or in the ocean. Keeping mental and speech skills sharp […]

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Gardening: Plant the Seeds of Language

August 2, 2012

Gardening: Plant the Seeds of Language  There are so many great activities which can revolve around gardening. It is perfect for just about any location as the garden can be in a small container next to a window or in the big back yard. It offers language skills revolving around math, science, nature, weather, history, […]

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