Activities

The Day I Discovered the Benefits of Slime (Recipe, How-To Video, and Occupational Therapy Activities Included!)

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Slime for Occupational Therapy

On a recent rainy weekend, my young daughter approached me with a cautiousness I immediately recognized as a sign that she was about to ask something she knew I wouldn’t like.“Mommy,” she said. “Can we make….slime?” Slime! UGH! I had only recently learned that homemade slime had evolved from a niche internet fad to a… Read More »

FREE DOWNLOAD – S Blend Tic Tac Toe Speech Therapy Game

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Looking for some fun new speech therapy materials to bring into your classroom? Our S Blend tic tac toe game is sure to brighten up your speech therapy sessions! This free articulation activity is full of vibrant pictures, and focuses on S blends (S clusters) sc, sk, sl, sm, sn, sp, st, and sw. The… Read More »

Create Your Own Speech Therapy Materials – It’s Easier Than You Might Think!

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As a Speech-Language Pathologist, planning out my speech therapy sessions is a large – and important – part of my job. Every student has their own unique challenges…and there’s not always a worksheet available to target a particular student’s communication goal. So to compensate, I’ve taken to developing my own speech therapy materials. I’ve found… Read More »

FREE DOWNLOAD: Spring Bingo Activity for Speech Therapy

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The end of March marks the beginning of Spring! Even though the snow is just starting to melt in our neck of the woods, we are (finally!) starting to see flowers poke out of the ground and hear the birds chirping. With longer days and increasing temperatures, it;s the perfect time for children to get… Read More »

iSpy…an Awesome Valentine’s Day FREE DOWNLOAD

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Valentine’s Day is the perfect occasion to bring some much-needed warmth to your special education class, school-based therapy session, or online therapy classroom. The well-loved and whimsical images of this holiday are a great way to break up the last month of winter, and incorporate a little extra fun into your special education, speech-language pathology… Read More »

Keep Your Occupational Therapy Sessions Fun and Engaging With This FREE Winter Tracing Activity

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We’re all anxiously awaiting the return of consistently warmer weather…but alas, there are still several more weeks of winter to endure. 🙁 Want to keep your occupational therapy sessions fun and engaging when you’re stuck in the classroom? This (FREE!) downloadable tracing activity (full of winter-themed pictures and words) might do the trick! What skills… Read More »

Keepin’ It Old-School With Free, Printable Word Search Puzzles

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Winter Word Search

Is it just me, or does it seem as if technology has become the “new normal” for the elementary-school set? Just this morning, I awoke this morning to find my 7-year-old daughter on her iPad…not playing games, or watching YouTube videos of toy unboxings or “talking” Barbie dolls (though these are favorites of hers as… Read More »

FREE DOWNLOAD: Fall Leaf Tracing Occupational Therapy Activity

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Let’s celebrate Autumn’s charm one last time, before we’re overtaken by the blustery cold of winter (and yes, you SHOULD watch for snowman activities to be posted to our blog in the near future!) This fun – and FREE – activity is a perfect way to bring the fun of the season into both your… Read More »

Fall into rhyming with this FREE activity download!

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Daylight savings time has arrived….and wow, it sure is getting dark early. The onset of winter is just around the corner…but we’ll take every opportunity we can to hold on to autumn! We thought you might feel the same way – so we’ve prolonged the season by creating this free fall-themed rhyming activity for your… Read More »