Category: Speech and Language Skills

Spice Shaker Activity

By: Paige Troutman, OT Graduate Student University of Tennessee, Memphis

Posted in Fine Motor Skills, Fun Activities, Speech and Language Skills

Fabric Box Activity

Created by: Paige Troutman, OT Graduate Student University of Tennessee, Memphis

Posted in Fine Motor Skills, Fun Activities, Speech and Language Skills

Animal Container Drop

Created By: Paige Troutman, OT Graduate Student University of Tennessee, Memphis

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7 Strategies to Encourage Language Skills During Play

By: Liz McMahon, MA, CCC-SLP Speech-Language Pathologist Talking with children is important for language growth and development.   How we talk to them is just as important as the words we say.  For young children and those with language delays, we

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Giant Shape Matching

by: Paige Troutman, OT Graduate Student Giant Shape Match Activity

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Fun with Sensory Bins

by: Jessica Oppenhuizen, OTR/L Occupational Therapist, Brightsong Sensory bins are a great tool to have around the house for a variety of reasons. Not only do they provide calming input and encourage children to tolerate and identify a variety of

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5 Activities to Teach Your Child to Identify and Name Animals

By: Hillary Ross, MS, CF-SLP Speech Language Pathologist Animals and animal sounds are fun to review while visiting the zoo, reading books, creating crafts, and singing songs. Here are 5 fun ideas on how to teach your child to identify

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Encouraging Language Skills at the Beach

By:  Mallory Bruce, MS, CCC-SLP Speech-Language Pathologist Summertime is officially here! The sun is out and the temperature is up! One place that is a popular vacation spot for summer is the beach. Many families visit this famous spot for multiple

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Encouraging Language Skills at the Zoo

  By:  Mallory Bruce, MS, CF-SLP Speech-Language Pathologist The zoo is a great outdoor activity for the whole family. The many different animals, exhibits, and sights are a great way to incorporate language into this fun outing. Parents can introduce

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Encouraging Speech & Language Skills while Camping

by:  Mallory Bruce, MS, CF-SLP Speech-Language Pathologist Brightsong, LLC Camping is a great way for families to getaway and relax, but it is also filled with ways to include your children and build language skills. When vacations come around, preparations

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