Free Passover Matching Game

Free Passover Matching Game for Language Skills

Passover is an eight-day festival to commemorate the freedom of the Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt. Passover 2017 begins sundown on April 10th. Take time to talk about this holiday with your child since there are a lot of new terms used during this holiday that your child may not be familiar with (i.e. seder, [...]

5 Awesome Ways to Increase Language Skills with Category Cards

Category cards are a fantastic way to improve your child's language skills (ages 3 and up). The cards offer many different ways to use them so your child will not get bored. The best product of category cards that I have found include very simple cards.  Each card has one large colorful picture of an object. [...]

6 Language Activities For Car Rides

6 Easy Language Activities for Car Rides

For most of us, driving in the car with your child is something we do on almost a daily basis. Whether it's to transport your youngster back-and-forth from school or to a sports practice, we find ourselves in the car frequently. This is a terrific time to try some activities to help increase your child's [...]

Go Fish

5 Great Ways to Use Go Fish for Speech and Language Skills

Do you remember playing the game Go Fish as a child?  Maybe you have already introduced your child to this wonderfully simple game.  Are you wondering how this game is for language development?  Well, there are some easy ways to alter the game to help increase your child's language skills. Continue reading to learn how [...]

10 Language Activities for a Snow Day

10 Easy Activities to Promote Language Development on a Snow Day

The northeast is gearing up for a blizzard tomorrow (bring on the snow Stella!).  This means you most likely will be at home all day with your child, as most schools will be closed.  Snow days are a great time to relax and spend time with your family. Here are 10 activities you can do [...]

Following Directions Pole

5 Ultimate Ways to Practice Following Directions With Your Child

Following directions is an important language skill for your child to possess.  The ability to follow directions allows your child to successfully participate in the school day.  By 2-3 years-old, your child should be able to follow some simple 2-step commands (i.e. "Put on your shoes and your hat").  By 4-5 years-old, your child should [...]

St. Patrick's Day Activity

The Easiest St. Patrick’s Day Activity to Practice Language Skills With Your Child

It's almost time for St. Patrick's Day again (March 17th).  Here is a fun and simple game to play with your child that works on expressive and receptive language skills. Continue reading for an easy St. Patrick's Day activity that will be fun and is also free! Directions Print out page of shamrocks. Cut out shamrocks. [...]