Flower Dot marker Craft

Easy Flower Dot Marker Art Project

This easy dot marker arts and crafts project is perfect to do with your little one in the spring or summer. Continue reading for simple directions and ways to improve your child's language skills. Directions Print out the free flower template from patternuniverse.com. I chose the tulip flower, however, you can have your child help choose [...]

Early Intervention Language Toys

5 Best Early Intervention Language Toys

I recently started a new part-time job of providing speech therapy for children receiving Early Intervention (ages 3 and younger). I purchased some news toys to bring into the child's home with me to help work on receptive and expressive language skills. I also am continuing to use some toys that I've had for awhile [...]

Easy Mother's Day Craft

Easy Mother’s Day Craft for Increasing Language Skills

Mother's Day is coming up on May 14th this year (2017). This is a great time of the year for your child to make something special to give to mom. The easy Mother's Day craft shown here is simple and great for young children around ages 3-5 years. Continue reading to learn how to create this easy [...]

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 [...]

6 Steps to Produce F

6 Simple Steps to Help Your Child to Produce the /F/ Sound

Does your child have difficulty making the /f/ sound? Does he say "pish" instead of fish? Well, if your child is over the age of 4, then this error is no longer age-appropriate. Developmentally, children between the ages of 3- and 4-years are able to say the /f/ sound consistently in conversational speech. Luckily, the /f/ sound [...]

6 Easy Tips to Produce /G/ Sound

6 Easy Tips to Help Your Child Produce the /G/ Sound

Most children are able to appropriately produce the /g/ sound by around 4-years-old. A common substitution for /g/ is the /d/ sound. If your child is younger than 4, it is developmentally appropriately for your child to misarticulate this sound (Ex. “do” instead of go). This substitution is part of the phonological process called fronting. The /g/ [...]

Free Activities to Practice Pronouns He/She

2 Free Activities to Practice Pronouns (He/She)

Many children with language delays/disorders demonstrate difficulty appropriately using the subject pronouns of he and she. Some children may only use "he" or may only use "she" regardless of gender. By 4-years-old this grammatical error is no longer age-appropriate. Before practicing the appropriate use of he and she, make sure your child understands the difference [...]