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

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

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

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

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

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

May books

The 5 Best May Books to Read to Your Child

It's almost May! The weather is warm. The sun is shining. There is a fresh breeze in the air. It's the perfect time to take a book outside in the shade and read with your child. Reading helps to increase your child's vocabulary and imagination. It also allows for a naturalistic way for your child … Continue reading The 5 Best May Books to Read to Your Child

april books

The 5 Best April Books to Read to Your Child

It's finally April and the springtime is here!  The days are longer and the flowers and trees are coming back to life. Celebrate the new season by reading springtime books to your child. Here are 5 April books to help increase language development. 1. Spring is Here (Bear and Mole Story) This book is right on … Continue reading The 5 Best April Books to Read to Your Child

toddler flap books

8 Best Flap Books for Your Toddler

There are so many wonderful flap books out on the market for your child. In this post, I will narrow the list down to the best ones for your toddler that help increase language skills. Flap books are great for language development since the exciting flaps motivate your child to attend to the books. These … Continue reading 8 Best Flap Books for Your Toddler

5 best children's books for march

5 Best Children’s Books for March

As we know, reading books with your child is an important activity that helps with language development. Reading can help increase vocabulary skills, stimulate imagination, and offer opportunities to practice answering questions. Take a look at my previous article for more specific examples on how to increase language with books. Below are the 5 best children's … Continue reading 5 Best Children’s Books for March

Press Here book

Learn How to Use the Press Here Book for Increasing Language Skills

If you haven't read this book with your child yet, please do! Press Here by Hervé Tullet is a simple but wonderful book. The book is interactive in the most refreshing way. The Press Here book consists of simple shapes and primary colors, but will keep your child's attention throughout. The book also provides multiple opportunities to increase … Continue reading Learn How to Use the Press Here Book for Increasing Language Skills

5 Books to Encourage Language Development

Reading to your child is one of the best and easiest way to promote language growth. Books help children increase vocabulary and also encourage asking questions and commenting. As a speech language pathologist, I begin many therapy sessions with books. Children are encouraged to label objects and actions, answer questions (i.e. "Where is the rabbit?"), … Continue reading 5 Books to Encourage Language Development