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Umbrella and Rain Games

April 17, 2014

It’s raining, it’s pouring, but nobody should be snoring. April weather can make for a dreary time to work on speech and language goals. This is a great time to use a familiar item in a new way. Grab a few older umbrellas and head outside or into a larger space to have some fun.

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Lots of -ings for Spring

April 10, 2014

Children who are multilingual may have a more difficult time properly conjugating the progressive forms of verbs. While the -ing form of the verb remains the same, the helpers before them are important in the present, past, and future tenses. Since this might be tedious, think outside of the box and actively engage your students […]

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A Bounty of Easter Egg Ideas for Speech Therapy

March 20, 2014

Easter eggs provide a wonderful tool to use within Speech and Language sessions with children. They can be used not only during the holiday season, but after to make things more fun and festive. These days there are a large selection of Easter eggs that you can purchase with different characters and color scheme to […]

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Elephant and Piggie Books to the Rescue

March 13, 2014

Author Mo Willems has many wonderful books that children adore. His Elephant & Piggie series is very popular with emergent readers. The series can also be used while working on speech and language goals during sessions. The two best friends provide a wealth of social situations that can be used to explore emotions when talking […]

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Lucky Leprechaun Traps

March 6, 2014

Everyone is a little bit Irish in March as we all get ready to sport green and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. There are plenty of great books to read with kids to introduce them to the lure of leprechauns, pots of gold, and following rainbows. Kids will be excited to learn that you will be […]

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Presidential Role Playing for Practice

February 14, 2014

Expanding on holidays with role playing is a great way to work on language skills in a less structured way. After some background on the holidays, allow time in sessions for role playing time. Children of all ages will enjoy being able to pretend to be George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, or another one of the […]

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