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Cooking Outdoors as a Language Tool

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 food prep, or if they are old enough, help with cooking. Read More »

Outdoor Summer Fun Ideas

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 can help open up even the quietest, shyest of children. Here are a few ideas that you can share with the parents of the kids in your practice to get kids out from in front of the television and into the outdoors. These activities will give parents an opportunity to work on their child's pragmatic language skills when discussing their outdoor adventures afterward. Read More »