Browsed by
Month: January 2017

What you can do with “Artie’s Magic Pencil”

What you can do with “Artie’s Magic Pencil”

When working in Kindergarten, it never hurts to review some basic concepts.  SLPs often go back to our concepts to help in following directions.  Spatial (above, below) and temporal (before, after) concepts are tried and true.  You can’t go wrong with supporting your kids with those important direction following concepts.  We can’t overlook other concepts such as shapes, colors, and numbers (while even sprinkling in some higher level vocabulary). I discovered “Artie and the Magic Pencil” while doing one of…

Read More Read More

…all the fun you can have with Mr. Potato Head!

…all the fun you can have with Mr. Potato Head!

The value of Mr. Potato Head as a speech/language therapy tool cannot be overstated.  Receptive and expressive language activities abound when a child is engaged with it.  Follow directions to put the pieces on? Yes. Follow multi-step directions to put more than piece on in sequence? Yes yes. The child verbally expresses what they put on it? Yes yes yes! As a review, verbally sequence the order in which it was put together? Yes yes yes yes!!   For a…

Read More Read More

Transform articulation and phonology therapy with Sketches Pro

Transform articulation and phonology therapy with Sketches Pro

Image template from Canva.com   First of all, Tayasui Sketches Pro is the best drawing app out there. Simple, easy to use, and able to help you make all kinds of art.  My 6 year old uses it, I use it, and I recommend it to anyone who wants to try their hand at digital art.  No knock against Procreate or AutoDesk, I have just found this one to be the best. I often find drawing to be an outlet…

Read More Read More