puzzles for speech therapy

5 Best puzzles for speech therapy

As a school-based SLP, I often turn to puzzles when working with the preschool population. Puzzles offer many opportunities for the child to request, label, and take turns. When using puzzles for speech therapy, I often keep a hold of all the pieces. I have the child request for their desired piece or provide the … Continue reading 5 Best puzzles for speech therapy

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10 Best holiday gifts for 3 year olds

As a mom of a 3-year-old, I thought I'd share some fun holiday gifts for this age group. As a speech language pathologist, I will discuss how you can use each item to work on language skills as well! Most 3 year olds are able to do imaginative play. Open-ended toys are great for this … Continue reading 10 Best holiday gifts for 3 year olds

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5 Speech therapy Activities for prepositions

As a speech language pathologist I have come across many students who demonstrate difficulty using and understanding prepositions (spatial concepts). Over the course of many years, I have gathered some favorite speech therapy activities for prepositions that I will share with you in a list below. Prepositions include words such as; in, on, under, next … Continue reading 5 Speech therapy Activities for prepositions

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5 Toys for Preschoolers for Language Expansion

With so many toys on the market, finding toys for preschoolers that work on expanding language can be difficult. I have complied a list of five fun toys that allow preschool children to use a variety of language while playing. Toys that can be used in open-ended way will always allow for more language opportunities … Continue reading 5 Toys for Preschoolers for Language Expansion

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5 Best Speech Therapy Toys for 2021

Thankfully 2020 has almost come to an end! We made it! We can finally begin to look forward to a new year that has to be better than the previous one. Are you a speech language pathologist looking to refresh some of your toys as you head back to in-person therapy, or a parent looking … Continue reading 5 Best Speech Therapy Toys for 2021

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5 Best Baby Toys for Language Development (0-6 months)

You can start promoting language skills with your little one as soon as they are born! The best way to do this is to talk to them a lot! Make sure you talk to them about what you are doing (ex. "Now I'm making dinner. I'm cooking chicken and rice tonight.) and about what they … Continue reading 5 Best Baby Toys for Language Development (0-6 months)

Amazon prime day deals 2017 for speech and language toys

10 Best Amazon Prime Day 2018 Deals for Speech and Language Toys

Amazon Prime Day 2018 begins on July 16th at 3 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. The deals run through the end of July 17th. 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 2018 Deals for … Continue reading 10 Best Amazon Prime Day 2018 Deals for Speech and Language Toys

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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

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