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 [...]

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 [...]

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. Melissa & Doug Wooden Building Blocks Current Price: $15.99 (20% off) 2. Melissa & [...]

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 [...]

10 toys for under $10

10 Language Development Toys for Under $10

There are so many toys out on the market that can help expand your child's language skills, that it becomes difficult to chose which ones to purchase as well as expensive. Luckily there are some reasonably priced toys available.  I have saved you some time and developed a list of 10 toys for under $10 [...]

mystery box

5 Outstanding Ways to Use a Mystery Box to Improve Language Skills

First of all, you may be wondering; What is a mystery box?   A mystery box is any box that has a small opening in which a hand can fit inside. Inside the box contains mystery objects, such as small toys or objects. You can easily create your own mystery box using a tissue box.  Place inside [...]

Mr. Potato Head

5 Important Language Skills to Target When Playing Mr. Potato Head With Your Child

Mr. Potato Head is a classic children's toy that does not get dated or go out of style.  It is also a great toy to work on increasing your child's language abilities. Here are 5 ways you can use this toy when working with your child. Language Skills Vocabulary- Ask your child to point to all [...]