We are one week out from one of my favorite holidays... 4th of July! I love using festive activities during therapy sessions. I created this articulation homework sheet. You or your students can fill in the stars with target words. There is also a spot at the bottom for the homework helper to give their autograph :)
Kids love fireworks! I've got a cute 4th of July themed freebie for you that is filled with rockets, sparklers, and big booms just for them! :) It addresses articulation and is specifically geared for the sounds K, G, and F.
Read more about it on my blog HERE and find out how to grab it! Happy Fourth of July!!
During the last two weeks of school, I've been using a pirate theme in my sessions. The kids have been having lots of fun with it! Many of my kids have been working on the pronouns "He" and "She." To target this objective, I created these adorable boy/girl pirates with my Cricut Expression (They're from the Paper Doll Dress Up Cartridge). I also created some pirate-themed object cards. We took turns giving objects to the pirates and practicing pronoun use (e.g., "She has the spyglass" or "He has the map").
Don't have a Cricut? No need to worry! Here's a free printable version that I created:
You can find this activity over at Carrie's Speech Corner. While you're there, don't forget to leave me a comment! :)
As many of you know from following my blog, I have been in a rehabilitation hospital this summer working with adults. I have received many requests for the items I have been making for use with my adults to be placed in my TPT store. I decided to make this a freebie for all of you. I made these prescription bottle labels and placed them on prescription bottles that were donated by a local pharmacy. Beads were used in place of real medications. Press the picture below to head on over to my blog to read more about this adult freebie.
Who loves going on picnics?? I sure do! This activity is to target categorization and what doesn't belong...check it out...
Each target card lists 4 objects and students must identify what doesn't belong and why to put the item in their picnic basket! But watch out for ants....they carry all your food away! Whoever has the most at the the end in the winner!
Here is another phonological awareness game I made with these cute train graphics from ReviDevi I found on mygraphico.com. Super cute and great for my kiddos working on listening for their target sounds in various words! Also these phonological awareness activities have really helped my kiddos who use phonological processes become more aware of sounds in various positions in each word. So that's it! Here's a preview below.
If you're an SLP or a teacher, you probably have a "There Was an Old Lady..." book or two. If you like those books, you'll want to hear about this week's Book of the Week!
I think There Was an Old Pirate Who Swallowed a Fish is my new favorite version of characters swallowing things they really shouldn't! To accompany the book, I created these free printable story telling/sequencing cards to accompany:
There's also an old pirate to feed! Head on over to Carrie's Speech Corner to download this freebie! Hope you enjoy!! :)
I made a summer reading packet for all of you out there that will be participating in summer reading programs and enjoying your snuggle time with your kiddos this summer. Want your FREE packet? Grab it here!
Want a preview? Here are a few pages of this packet!
Watermelon, Watermelon, on the vine... How many parts can you find?!
Grab this watermelon freebie to work on phonological awareness skills. Students pick a watermelon card and identify how many syllables are in the word. Clap it, tap it or heck chomp it to give your students the multisensory experience!
summer is finally here! Be sure to send
your artic kiddos home with activities—fun ones that they’ll actually do—so you
aren’t starting all over again in September!
out a copy of the instructions and the calendar for each student. Then, make a word list with words grouped in
sets of three. You will need to create a
word set for each week your kiddos are out of school.
suggest using words that you know they have just about mastered (80% or higher)
and there is no need to stick with only one target. The purpose is to get automaticity with words
that are nearly there to keep skills sharp, encourage carry-over and,
hopefully, to get some generalization.
list for initial “l” might look like this for one month: