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Early Language Activities, Preschool

Preparing Your Toddler For A Doctor’s Appointment Through Play

Does your toddler have a doctor's appointment coming up? Use the experience to your advantage and start teaching the vocabulary BEFORE they get to the office! Pre-teaching the vocabulary makes your child familiar with the terms, understand the sequence, and gives them words to attach to what is happening. For the doctor's office, I recommend… Continue reading Preparing Your Toddler For A Doctor’s Appointment Through Play

Favorite Things, Holiday

Gifts for a 1-Year-Old from a Speech Language Pathologist Mom

B is turning 2 in a month and I'm over here reliving some of the sweetest memories and most amazing growth over the past year. At 1 she was just using her first words and now I have a child who speaks in 5+ word sentences with a vocabulary I'm continually amazed by. I thought… Continue reading Gifts for a 1-Year-Old from a Speech Language Pathologist Mom

Toddler

Prepping for Potty Training: Teaching the Vocabulary

Are you thinking about starting potty training? Start teaching the vocabulary BEFORE the potty training actually starts! Even just being intentional about introducing the vocabulary required for potty training for a week before will make the process easier. Pre-teaching the vocabulary makes your child familiar with the terms, understand the sequence, and gives them words… Continue reading Prepping for Potty Training: Teaching the Vocabulary

Early Language Activities

Using Everyday Objects for Language: Bedroom

This week is the final week our 12-week series on using everyday objects for language. On Week 12 we will focus on all things bedroom. We will have 4-5 activities and crafts to complete throughout the week. My goal is to keep it simple and use only items you likely already have or can substitute… Continue reading Using Everyday Objects for Language: Bedroom

Arts & Crafts

Easy DIY Children’s Father’s Day Crafts

Father's Day is quickly approaching and I wanted to give you some quick craft ideas from our Language with Everyday Objects series that would be perfect for Father's Day. Dress Like Daddy Bin Create a bin of items the child's father wears. Create a tie out of paper and string. Then have fun dressing up… Continue reading Easy DIY Children’s Father’s Day Crafts

Early Language Activities

Using Everyday Objects for Language: Playground

Continuing with our series on using everyday objects for language. On Week 11 we will focus on all things playground and play equipment. We will have 4-5 activities and crafts to complete throughout the week. My goal is to keep it simple and use only items you likely already have or can substitute easily. Want… Continue reading Using Everyday Objects for Language: Playground

Early Language Activities

Using Everyday Objects for Language: Kitchen Tools

Continuing with our series on using everyday objects for language. On Week 10 we will focus on all things kitchen tools. We will have 4-5 activities and crafts to complete throughout the week. My goal is to keep it simple and use only items you likely already have or can substitute easily. Get the Packet… Continue reading Using Everyday Objects for Language: Kitchen Tools

Early Language Activities

Using Everyday Objects for Language: Tools

Continuing with our series on using everyday objects for language. On Week 9 we will focus on all things tools. We will have 4-5 activities and crafts to complete throughout the week. My goal is to keep it simple and use only items you likely already have or can substitute easily. Want to take a… Continue reading Using Everyday Objects for Language: Tools

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Tips For Setting Up Your Environment For Child Play

A child's time playing it the best opportunity for new learning to happen. Children love to explore their environment- no matter what that looks like. Some homes are full of all the toys, while other take a more curated approach with the "less is more" mindset. No matter your home style, there are several tips… Continue reading Tips For Setting Up Your Environment For Child Play