Easy Preschool Apple Crafts

Looking for some easy apple crafts to do with your child or students? Look no further! These easy preschool apple crafts only require dot markers and paper. Doesn't get more simple than that! Apple crafts are a fun project for back-to-school time and the season of fall. Continue reading for directions to create two types … Continue reading Easy Preschool Apple Crafts

Books for September

5 Best Children’s Books for September

Happy September! It's back to school and time to start thinking about all things fall related. Reading books with your child is a great way to spend time together while also working on language skills. Your children will be reading and listening to books at school or daycare, but it is also very important for … Continue reading 5 Best Children’s Books for September

Back to School Books

5 Perfect Back to School Books to Read to Your Child

Summer is winding down and your child will soon be in school. Maybe this is your child's first time going to school or maybe he's a seasoned veteran. However, getting your child ready to go back to school is important so he feels less anxious about the changes in routine. Back to school books are … Continue reading 5 Perfect Back to School Books to Read to Your Child

F Sound Books

5 F Sound Books for Speech Therapy

If your child is working on producing the F sound appropriately, then reading books with the F sound is a great activity to do together. Reading books with your child's target sound will help give him many good models of the sound (a great auditory bombardment activity). When you're reading the book to your child, … Continue reading 5 F Sound Books for Speech Therapy

new slp

10 Items Every New SLP Should Have

You're a new SLP and wondering what must have items you should get for your therapy room. Maybe you were given a budget (lucky!) or paying out of pocket like many of us (myself included). Anyways, there are some items every new SLP should have to get them started. Below you'll see the top 10 … Continue reading 10 Items Every New SLP Should Have

K sound books

5 K Sound Books for Speech Therapy

If your child is working on producing the K sound appropriately, then reading books with the K sound is a great activity to do together. Reading books with your child's target sound will help give him many good models of the sound (a great auditory bombardment activity). When you're reading the book to your child, … Continue reading 5 K Sound Books for Speech Therapy

summer crafts for kids

4 Easy Summer Crafts for Kids

Crafts are a great way to work on language skills with your child. These activities allow your child many opportunities to request for desired items, follow single or multi-step directions, and learn about sequencing. Show your child a picture of what the finished product should look like before beginning the craft. Then have your child … Continue reading 4 Easy Summer Crafts for Kids

5 best children's books for august

5 Best Children’s Books for August

Happy August! The dog days of summer are here. Hopefully you've been able to enjoy time outside with your family and relax a bit. School will be back in session shortly, so please remember to keep your child's brain stimulated by reading books together. August is a great time to read about outdoor activities, water … Continue reading 5 Best Children’s Books for August

L sound books

5 L Sound Books for Speech Therapy

If your child is working on producing the L sound appropriately, then reading books with the L sound is a great activity to do together. Reading books with your child's target sound will help give him many good models of the sound (a great auditory bombardment activity). When you're reading the book to your child, … Continue reading 5 L Sound Books for Speech Therapy

Melissa & Doug Toys for Speech Therapy

5 Best Melissa & Doug Toys for Speech Therapy

If you have been following my site, you already know that I'm a huge fan of Melissa & Doug toys for speech therapy. The toys this company makes are of great quality and provide so many language opportunities. The items are creative, fun, and your kids will love them! Keep reading for a list of … Continue reading 5 Best Melissa & Doug Toys for Speech Therapy

Amazon prime day deals 2017 for speech and language toys

10 Best Amazon Prime Day 2017 Deals for Speech and Language Toys

Amazon Prime Day 2017 is here! This is a great time for parents and speech language pathologists to stock up on great speech and language toys. Check out the best deals here. Amazon Prime Day 2017 Deals for Speech and Language Toys 1.┬áMelissa & Doug Wooden Building Blocks Current Price: $15.99 (20% off) 2.┬áMelissa & … Continue reading 10 Best Amazon Prime Day 2017 Deals for Speech and Language Toys

language activities that don't require toys

10 Language Activities That Don’t Require Toys

I often write about great games and toys that you can purchase to help improve your child's language skills. However, it's always possible to increase your child's language skills during your normal daily routine, without the use of special toys. One of the best ways to work on language skills with your child is in … Continue reading 10 Language Activities That Don’t Require Toys

S Sound books

5 S Sound Books for Speech Therapy

If your child is working on producing the S sound appropriately, then reading books with the S sound is a great activity to do together. Reading books with your child's target sound will help give him many good models of the sound (a great auditory bombardment activity). When you're reading the book to your child, … Continue reading 5 S Sound Books for Speech Therapy

4th of July Crafts for Kids

4th of July Crafts for Kids

4th of July is shortly approaching. Take time with your child to create something fun for this patriotic holiday. Below I have listed four exciting 4th of July crafts for kids that you can help your child complete. I also included ways to improve language skills while doing so. Have fun! 4th of July Crafts … Continue reading 4th of July Crafts for Kids

best children's books for July

5 Best Children’s Books for July

Happy July!! Schools out and hopefully you get to spend some extra quality time with your youngster. As you already know, reading is a fantastic way to improve a variety of language skills. July is a great time take a break from the heat and read about outdoor activities and ice cream. Take a look … Continue reading 5 Best Children’s Books for July

Matching Games for Speech Therapy

10 Best Matching Games for Speech Therapy

I love using matching games for speech therapy while working on language skills with children. Matching games are a classic activity that help improve memory, concentration, problem-solving, and can target MANY language skills. Some of these important language skills include turn-taking, expanding vocabulary, expanding utterances, understanding the concepts of same and different, and following directions. … Continue reading 10 Best Matching Games for Speech Therapy

Bingo Game for Language Therapy

Fabulous Interactive Bingo Game for Language Therapy

Are you looking for some new toys to help work on your child's language skills? One of my new favorite toys is the Fisher-Price Barnyard Bingo Game. This interactive bingo game is simple, yet can be modified in different ways depending on your child's skill level.

Best Books for June

The 5 Best Books for June to Read to Your Child

We made it to June! Summer officially begins on June 21st, but for many of us, we are already on summer mode. June is a great time to take some books outside and find a shady place to read with your child. This month is a great time to read about the summer, the beach, … Continue reading The 5 Best Books for June to Read to Your Child

Summer Language Activities

20 Summer Language Activities To Try At Home

If you have a child with language delays or disorders then it's very important to continue to work on language skills in the summer when you're child is out of school. Whether your child is already on summer break or will be starting it shortly, please keep this list of activities in mind. You don't … Continue reading 20 Summer Language Activities To Try At Home

Games for Turn Taking

5 Perfect Games for Turn Taking

(Post updated in 2021 to include 5 more turn-taking games) If your child has a pragmatic language disorder, then it may be very likely that he has difficulty appropriately taking turns. At around the age of 3- to 4-years-old most children understand the idea of turn-taking, although they may not always wait for their turn. … Continue reading 5 Perfect Games for Turn Taking