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Appreciating the Outdoors in Springtime Sessions

Winter is over, and the weather should be cooperating a bit more as spring progresses so that speech and language sessions can be held outside. This is a great time of year to head out to work on speech and language skills. Using the outdoors will provide a fresh twist on things and often energize […]

Lots of LEGO for Language Skills

Everyone likes to have fun while they are actually doing work, and kids are no different. The use of LEGO toys within speech and language creates a wide variety of activities. The best part is that while kids are using LEGO bricks and mini-figures, they may not be aware of the speech and language skills […]

Get Moving in the Name of Speech

It can be hard to keep focus during the winter months because the weather may be cold and gloomy. Kids crave movement, and it may not be possible to take them outside during this season. If you have space for your students to move during sessions, you can utilize gross motor activities with speech and […]

Practice Makes Perfect with Verb Tense

The English language is filled with a lot of special rules that can make it difficult to learn. Irregular verbs complicate matters for a lot of children, especially ESL students. Some of the best ways to help them is to practice the irregular verbs in games and practice using them in conversations. Many speech language […]

Differences and Dreams

Martin Luther King Jr. Day falls on January 19.  It’s a wonderful opportunity to help children to embrace their differences and celebrate their own cultures. For many students and families with English as a second language, they are in the United States following their dreams. When starting the New Year off, it is a nice time to […]

Winter Speech Therapy Homework for Holiday Break

Concentrating on speech and language goals in the winter can be tough. Between the holidays, vacations, and other disruptions, focus can be hard to maintain. No matter what is happening, you must get items accomplished during sessions with students. Assessments are done throughout the year, so mix up some word games to practice sounds, phrases, […]

Fun While Learning with Snowman Crafts

As the holidays wind down, the winter season is still in full swing. Snowmen provide a great transition from the holidays to weather related learning and fun. Children adore seeing snow friends that are in stories, movies, and seasonal decorations. Craft activities provide a nice way to add in something hands on for a speech […]

Holiday Snacktivity Ideas

Baking with kids is a wonderful way to incorporate a lot of skills into one session. Of course, most speech and language classrooms are not able to accommodate baking. Because of this, you have to be a little more creative to incorporate a snack and project all in one. If you are in a location […]

Extending Holiday Fun with Books

The holiday season is here, and kids of all ages love to get into the spirit. December is a wonderful time to talk about different celebrations that take place like Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and more. Holidays allow kids to talk about their family customs and more. As children talk about special items that they do […]

Thanksgiving Traditions and More

Thanksgiving brings images of spending time with loved ones, eating delicious food, and making special memories. Kids love to share their own traditions, and work on their speech and language goals can focus on these topics. Thanksgiving is a great time to tie in to their families and ask how they celebrate and whether they […]