If you're looking for fresh and new speech therapy ideas...
...then look no further.
We have created (and will continue to create) therapy activities and ideas that are original, fun, and engaging for you and your kids.
Many ideas come with free downloads, the occasional video, and all of them include multiple ways to improve speech and language skills.
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Whether you are addressing fluency, articulation, apraxia or phonological awareness, multi-syllabic words are a staple in our daily activities.
Whether or not you’re a pro at planning activities using flashcards, these unique activities will get your creative juices flowing.
Any speech therapist working in the schools will most likely have a slew of students with the /s/ sound. That sentence alone had 10 /s/'s in it!
You'll enjoy these loveable, loony, lively, laugh-inducing /L/ activities!
These articulation games for the /r/ sound will be a quick resource for you to use the next time you need ideas for eliciting it.
Vocalic R can be a tricky sound to teach, but these activities and related resources will be a great reference for now and the future!
Looking for speech therapy activities for the CH sound? These activities will have your students chatting and cheering!
These speech therapy activities for the SH sound are sure to sharpen your students "SHkills" ;) Of course all of them can be adapted based on the level of the child.
These activities will help your clients better understand the difference between voice "on" and voice "off".
Voiceless /th/ can be a persistent speech problem, but the great news is it’s a pretty easy articulation error to fix!
5 quick articulation games you can play with your articulation students to elicit maximum productions while still having fun.
This is an activity that targets articulation development. Each phoneme has a set of miniatures to use for articulation practice. This game is flexible!
These farm themed speech therapy activities will have you sewing mental crops by the acre.
Who doesn't love a good story? We share them around campfires, in the car, in the line at the grocery store, at dinner...the list goes on. Stories are an integral part of any type of speech therapy.
Did you know there are multiple types of multiple meaning words? Start first by explaining what a multiple meaning word is!
Many children with language delays have difficulty understanding words with multiple meanings.
When using stories in speech therapy the possibilities are endless! Use these 9 engaging therapy activities to incorporate stories into your next session.
During an imitated picture naming activity that almost went wrong, I wrote down my strategies or “code” that I follow to have my best therapy sessions ever.
Research shows that shorter, more frequent sessions are more effective for learning and retention than longer, less frequent sessions.
Due to the positive response to a previous post about using stories in therapy, we created these additional activities.
Whether you are a parent or speech therapist these activities will help your child or students who struggle with phonological processing errors.
Fresh therapy activities for WH Questions are perfect for speech therapy classes, after all, what SLP doesn’t have students with WH Question goals?
Not to be confused with pick up lines you might use on the dating scene, these activity ideas will help start conversation with kids and students.
For effective problem solving therapy, you must start thinking from the student’s perspective.
Kids of all ages love things that go ZOOM! Here are some speech therapy activities that will get their wheels spinning.
These following directions activities let you ask kids to both do as you say and do as you do.
Most students will stay engaged, focused and happy the whole session through if you give them the opportunity to move and touch in the therapy room.
There are so many videos to choose from that make wonderful language activities you and your students will never get bored.
Here are some fun activities to get students motivated and learning OUTSIDE of your room.
To learn new words and new information through interesting conversation while targeting articulation errors, language concepts, or fluent speech strategies, etc.
What do you do to get to know your students? Here are a couple of ideas to get you started.
The action bag therapy idea is a way for students to be more active through creative and absurd actions.
Makes keeping data more fun and entertaining so there is no need for an activity/game.
A simple game that is flexible for level of difficulty. The kids love it, and SLPs get some exercise too.
The Olympics provide wonderful opportunities for enriching our therapy activities! I hope these will get your mind moving, because honestly this is just the tip of the ice rink.
Usually you don't hear "fun", "kids", and "car trip" in the same sentence. These ideas will make any vacation or trip an epic fun (and learning) experience.
Then a few days ago I saw a video about making Lego's out of Jell-O and thought "what a perfectly fun thing to do in therapy."
Grab your Social Passport & travel with us with this "in school field trip" activity.
In pairs, we travel to locations around the school (common staff members such as the secretary or media specialist that have been prearranged).
What do you have left when Halloween is over? That's right...candy and pumpkins, and hopefully good memories, not scary ones.
Here are 5 Halloween activities you can do with your students using materials you already have. Minimal prep time, maximum fun.
A portable game, that is easy to individualize, prepare, and store. It's very motivating, as the game can change at any moment!
Mustache Smash is the perfect game to celebrate all things mustache, here are some activities to use it for speech therapy.
Winter is the best time of year for speech and language therapy, everything about it is exciting.
Martin Luther King Day provides wonderful and stimulating topics for language goals.
Activities you can do with your children and students to get them informed and excited about Groundhog Day.
Valentine's Day is a great time to celebrate love and friendship while working on speech and language goals with students and children.
Although wearing green and pinching people is very fun, many people don't know how St. Patrick's Day got it's start.
This is a game structured like the game Cooties. You have to roll a die to earn pieces for your leprechaun. The objective is to be the first one to build your leprechaun.
When spring fever is in the air these are some activities you can do with your kids that are sure to please.
I heard buzz about a children's game called "HedBanz" and wanted to see the speech & language opportunities...it did NOT disappoint!
If you want to play the pie face game in speech therapy, we've paired the best activities to maximize the fun in your classroom!
The game Spot It! is an affordable therapy tool that can be used year after year, it should be in every speech therapists' and parent's closet.
Good Night Moon is simple, quirky, and visually stimulating. Although it is meant for bedtime, children love any opportunity they have to do things out of order.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle is a timeless classic, loved by adults and children alike! Here are 11 ideas you can use for speech and language therapy.
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