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Paper Plate Jack-O-Lantern Activity

Paper Plate Jack-O-Lantern Craft Activity

This therapy idea includes a free printable of the shapes for the eyes, nose, and mouth and does not require a membership! Here’s an easy, adaptable activity for your younger students. Let them add eyes, a nose, and a mouth to their pumpkins while working on shapes or sizes. You can also have them earn […]

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Carving a Pumpkin – Without the Mess!

Craft Pumpkin Carving

Ahh, carving a real pumpkin… what a wonderful and awful experience.  I have to admit that it’s a love/hate sort of thing for me.  I love all of the wonderful language skills you can address with this activity such as vocabulary, sequencing, and answering questions. So, what’s to hate?  It’s such a mess!!!  Now before […]

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Hands On Thanksgiving Activity and Word List


I’ve found that the more “hands on” an activity is, the more my students participate and enjoy the work we are doing.  By putting a speech or language spin on a classic Thanksgiving activity, you can target a wide range of goals – and have some fun too! Getting Started First the students trace their […]

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Gorgeous Gourds


I love the language boost I witness when I bring small, unusual-looking gourds into my therapy sessions this time of year.  No matter how old they are, the students’ curiosity gets the best of them and they can’t help but be engaged.  So what do I do?  I milk it for all it’s worth to […]

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Autumn Activities

Autumn Leaves

Welcome autumn!  If you’re like me, you’re ready for some cooler weather and fun, fall activities.  I love to use the changing of seasons to introduce new vocabulary, games, and activities into my sessions.  It’s also a great time to reinforce previously learned skills from a different angle.  Try some of these apple activities or […]

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