Fireworks Craftivity FREEBIE

Today was the first day of ESY here in NY.  It’s the first time in a while that I’ve worked the day(s) before 4th of July, so I tok advantage and made a corresponding craft for the holiday! You’ve probably seen many fireworks crafts floating around Pinterest. This year, I chose to do one involving […]

Mother’s Day Mason Jar Craftivity

This year in Speech my students made this adorable craft for their mothers/special women in their lives. I printed the mason jar template on different colored paper (pink and purple, mostly).  Then I printed the oval with the words on yellow and white paper. The only thing you need for this craft, besides the free […]

Toys and Activities to Target Core Vocabulary

Core vocabulary is an evidenced-based set of words particularly useful for augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) users. I’ve personally seen huge growth in expressive language skills of AAC users after only a few therapy sessions of instruction with core words. Core words are what make up 80% of our everyday utterances.  The power of core words lies within […]

“Snowmen at Night” Freebie

For the past week I have been using the book “Snowmen at Night” in therapy with my preschoolers. It is a simple story that has funny, engaging pictures.  It’s great for winter vocabulary and “what doing” questions. *This post contains affiliate links* I always like having an activity to send home to parents to showcase […]