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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

Early Language Activities

Using Everyday Objects for Language: Cleaning Tools Edition

Continuing with our series on using everyday objects for language. On Week 6 we will focus on all things cleaning 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… Continue reading Using Everyday Objects for Language: Cleaning Tools Edition

Toddler

How to Introduce Sensory Bins to Your Toddler

Sensory Bins- definitely a buzz word/item right now. And Speech Pathologists love them. But introducing them to a toddler is a whole other story. Toddler are by design MESSY. Adding another tool for them to make a mess with? That just sounds crazy. But here are a few tips to slowly build your child's understanding… Continue reading How to Introduce Sensory Bins to Your Toddler

Early Language Activities

Using Everyday Objects for Language: In The Garden

Continuing with our series on using everyday objects for language. On Week 8 we will focus on all things garden. 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 (after all- we are… Continue reading Using Everyday Objects for Language: In The Garden

Early Language Activities

Using Everyday Objects for Language: Nature Edition

This week we begin week 5 our Language with Everyday Objects series. This week, we are getting outside and using what we can find in nature! I will share with you 5 of the activities we did for this but you can find a complete list of ideas and language based worksheets HERE. Early Childhood… Continue reading Using Everyday Objects for Language: Nature Edition

Early Language Activities

Using Everyday Objects for Language: Bath Time

Continuing with our series on using everyday objects for language. On Week 7 we will focus on all things bath time. 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 (after all- we… Continue reading Using Everyday Objects for Language: Bath Time

Early Language Activities

Using Everyday Objects for Language: Recycle Edition

This week we begin week 4 our Language with Everyday Objects series. This week, we are using whatever we can find in the recycle! We will have 4-5 activities and crafts to complete throughout the week. First, you have to take an inventory of what's in YOUR recycle! Here's a peek at mine: Just Keeping… Continue reading Using Everyday Objects for Language: Recycle Edition

School, Speech Language Pathology

Having Fun With Left, Center, Right (LCR) In the Speech Room

We have been loving Left, Center, Right (LCR) in and out of the Speech Room lately! This is a great game to use in Speech Therapy.  It makes planning easy, makes learning fun, and it gives so many opportunities for quick articulation and language practice!  You can target different goals for each student easily, making… Continue reading Having Fun With Left, Center, Right (LCR) In the Speech Room

Arts & Crafts, Childhood Development, Early Language, Play, Preschool, Speech Language Pathology, Toddler

Using Everyday Objects for Language: Table Edition

In the midst of this unexpected extended time at home, I have decided to focus on various everyday objects for a week each. On Week 1, we are using utensils! We will have 4-5 activities and crafts to complete throughout the week. Want to take a peek at what we're doing? The Schedule Monday: Sorting… Continue reading Using Everyday Objects for Language: Table Edition