Last year I did several Fall and Halloween posts incorporating crafts, activities, and therapy ideas that can be adapted for use in therapy sessions or by parents at home to help expand speech and language skills. I thought it would be nice to have all these posts in one place! Just click on the picture […]
Spider Web Fun in Speech
I have been working with this adorable little guy who is 3 1/2 (Just a few months older than my daughter). He is very much your typical three year old boy: He is active and loves “boy” activities like building things, sports, superheros and well..anything that keeps him moving! I LOVE little boys. They keep […]
Hand-print Spiders for Halloween!
Today we made some hand-print spiders for Halloween! Even in such a SIMPLE craft like this, there are so many opportunities to learn and use language. Here is what you will need Black construction paper White crayon Scissors Hole Punch Glue PomPoms Googly Eyes Yarn Vocabulary you may use/target during the activity Paper Glue […]
Hand-Print Pumpkins Craft
I LOVE LOVE LOVE doing arts and crafts projects with my children, as well as in my therapy sessions. There are so many language learning opportunities when doing a craft project with a child or group of children: following directions, basic concepts and vocabulary development, etc. In the theme of fall and Halloween, this week […]
There Was an old Lady Who Swallowed a…BAT!
I’m sure you remember the book from your childhood, There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly? You know, that fat old lady that was ingesting cows and horses and flies? Well the chick just can’t get enough because that story has sparked the creation of several like books…and in this one she prefers […]
Speech Therapy Activities: Fall and Halloween
Though I am writing this post to share my favorite therapy activities with fellow SLPs, I think many parents will find this post informative as well…parents can use some of these activities at home with their children to have fun bringing in the season! It seems at the beginning of every school year, we SLPs […]
Five Little Pumpkins Activities
In my last post, I talked about 10 Fun Fall and Halloween Songs and Fingerplays that you can do with your child/client/students. I mentioned at the end of my post that the fingerplay Five Little Pumpkins has an array of activities that can go along with it, and I would just love to share some […]
The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything: Language Building Activities
My ALL TIME most FAVORITE fall book is (Affiliate link->)Â The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything by Linda Williams. As a speech pathologist, I use this book with my preschool students up through about first or second grade to work on listening, answering “wh” questions, sequencing, etc. As a parent, I […]