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Lots of Love and More Beyond Valentine’s Day

Valentines Day speech activitiesValentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity to work with kids on the topic of love. From here, you may dive into special people in their lives and how they feel about them. Many children may have a difficult time discussing their feelings, so being creative during this process will help them to be more comfortable. Additional topics and focus could be on friendships, sharing, caring, and how to express your feelings with words. Speech and language skills will work well with all of these possibilities. Read More »

Feelings and Love for Valentine’s Day

valentines-day-themed-speech-activitiesYou can usually feel the love in the air when the month of February arrives. Classrooms, stores, and other locations are filled with hearts, pink, red, and other items to show this holiday of love. Children adore celebrating the Valentine's Day because it allows them to be creative and express their feelings. Of course, for some children this can be more difficult. Kids that have speech and language concerns may not know how to properly tell someone that they care. Below are some ways to incorporate the season of love into expressive learning. Read More »

Valentine’s Day: Peer Interaction & Friendship in the Development of a New Language

By now, the Christmas and New Year celebrations are long gone but, for some of you, cold weather and snow are still lingering. The good news is that days are getting longer and we don’t have to wake up in total darkness. Also, at least for me, anticipating celebrations may facilitate going through some personal hurdles and world crises. As a matter of fact, as I have gained more experience in the profession, I have found that daily events and celebrations assist in planning activities for speech and language therapy. What better way right now, as February is approaching, than focus on Valentine’ s Day so widely advertised weeks ahead of time (even now, in the middle of January as I am getting this ¿QUE TAL? column ready). Read More »