Story Telling Map {FREEBIE}

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It has been AGES since I did a freebie on here, since I have been devoting my time to writing more informational posts. However, I recently had the chance to review the games Tell Tale and Tell Tale Fairy Tales (look our MONDAY for the post all about this cool game) and I found myself wishing I had a VERY simple visual  organization system to help my clients/children tell stories in a more organized fashion. So I whipped up this {Read More}

Apple Roll and Cover {Freebie}

Today we have another awesome FREEBIE! Brea is sharing with us a great activity that will probably go with one of your themes this fall. I know I often use an Apple Theme in September and I look forward to using this! Thanks Brea! ~Katie **************************************************************** I’m planning on starting my year with my preschoolers focusing on the apple theme. What’s a better way to celebrate the beginning of the school year than by using apples? Since I’ll still be {Read More}

Fire Truck Prepositions {Freebie}

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Looking for a free and fun prepositions activities? You’ve found it! Jenn brings us a GREAT post today. Enjoy! ~Katie *********************************************** Ever had one of those moments that you remember so clearly, mostly because it reminded you of all the work you still had to do?  Here is one of the last ones I remember from right before school got out in June… SLP:  “Where is your nose?” Student:  “In my face.” SLP:  “IN your face?” Student:  “Yes!” SLP:  [bangs face {Read More}

TV Time Chart {FREE Download}


Before I had kids, I always planned that when I did have them, I would limit their TV time. I never said I wasn’t going to let them have any, I just wanted to be sure they didn’t get a ton. I am not one that thinks TV is the devil…well not exactly anyway. I am one that believes strongly in moderation. For the most part, I want my kids to be playing, drawing, painting, creating, or reading and not {Read More}

Freebie Friday: Princess Barrier Game!

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Well…its been several weeks since I brought you all a freebie Friday post! So here is one for you! A simple yet fun Princess Barrier Game for the princess(es) in your life! (Princess images purchased from Scrappin Doodles, background image purchased from ClipArtOf) What is a barrier game? A barrier game requires two or more players sitting around a table with some kind of barrier(s) so that players cannot see each other’s materials (books, file folders, or binders can work as {Read More}

Freebie Friday: Feed The Old Lady Who Swallowed a Chick

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Like I mentioned on Tuesday, my freebies that went along with the Old Lady Who Swallowed a Clover book were quite a hit, so I wanted to offer up some for the Chick Book. In the post I shared a story telling necklace as well as a barrier game (that can be used with or without the book…I created it to be just Easter related also!). Go check out that post HERE to get your copies of these activities! (All images {Read More}

Freebie Friday: St. Patrick’s Day Ideas


Well…it’s Freebie Friday and I actually didn’t make a freebie this week. Life has been busy here and I have been, well, uninspired! I do have a project in the works but it is a bigger project so it won’t be ready any time soon. So what I decided to do is share a few FREEBIES that other amazing bloggers have shared! And they all have a St. Patrick’s Day theme! Can you believe St. Patty’s is just a few {Read More}

Freebie Friday: Conversation Heart Math Game

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It has been a busy week here! I was able to squeeze in a little Valentine’s Freebie though! I made this Conversation Heart Math Game. Ok, ok….you are probably thinking “Um…aren’t you a SPEECH therapist? Why are you making a MATH game?” Well I have used a couple different variations of games in my therapy sessions that require math skills and I wanted to make my own version. Most of the games that I have played involved addition only, and {Read More}

Freebie Friday: Where is Cupid? A Prepositional Game

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I know, I know….you came here today for a FREEBIE! So, here you go!   This week my freebie is a Valentines Themed Game called Where is Cupid. This card game targets prepositions by showing Cupid in different positions around other objects. Here is what the cards look like: You can use these cards in MANY ways! Using two sets have your child/student match picture to picture Using one set have your child/student label each preposition Using one set have {Read More}

Freebie Friday: Snowflake Gross Motor Learning

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So this past week, I saw two similar activities that I really LOVED. The first one, is from Roots of Simplicity. She created a great gross motor reading activity by writing words on snowflakes and taping them to the ground (check out her post for details). Then, Emma at Mummy Mummy Mum linked up a very similar activity using dinosaur foot prints that I just had to feature this week at Thrifty Thursday. Why do I love these activities? For one, {Read More}

Freebie Friday! Chinese Zodiac Clothespin Activity

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This week, we have been reading three books focusing on Chinese New Year and Chinese Culture. Why? Because Monday is CHINESE NEW YEAR! And, in case you didn’t know, my husband is {half} Chinese, and I really would like our children to grow up knowing about their different heritages. (In case you were wondering, I am mostly Irish- my mom is 100% and my Husband also has some Irish heritage). So we have been reading the follow books this week: {Read More}

Freebie Friday: Chinese (Lunar) New Year Memory Game

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Life has been BUSY this week, so just a quick freebie today for Freebie Friday! To help celebrate Chinese New Year, I’ve made some Chinese Zodiac Memory game cards. In fact, I made two different sets. You can combine the two sets for one giant memory or card game, or just use one set for a more simple game (Images thanks to Office Images). I designed the first set specifically for younger children, but you could easily use both sets {Read More}