June 1st is a day dedicated to simply being kind and boy do we love this day! Sometimes it’s the little things that can help brighten someone’s day; like telling someone they look nice, or asking how someone’s day went, or even saying “I appreciate you”.  Say something nice day provides a wonderful opportunity to…

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Spring is in the air! With social distancing rules in place, many of us are anxious to get outside and enjoy the fresh air. Here are some fun and easy ways to stay safe, work on speech and language goals, and enjoy the beautiful spring weather. Many neighborhoods have started fun “I spy” activities by…

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With Thanksgiving right around the corner and many days off from school, read below for ways to get prepared for visitors coming to town AND work on your speech and language goals.  While we may be inclined to send the kids away during prep time, there are many ways to include the kids in Thanksgiving…

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With Washington in the World Series for the 1st time since 1933 (as the Senators), it is time to Play ball!  We are taking a short break from all things Halloween and incorporating some baseball themed activities into our speech therapy this week. Read on for movement breaks, crafts, and books, to get you more…

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WHO’S IN THE HAUNTED HOUSE? This week we are having fun exploring “Who’s in the Haunted House?”.  Haunted houses are a great way to work on expressive and receptive language.  This one on the left took a little more time to create, but the drawing on  the right is a much simpler way to do…

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In addition to the flowers and trees blooming, bugs start to make their way into our yards and parks when Spring arrives.  Check out how we’re incorporating bees, bugs, and butterflies into our therapy this Spring! Nature walks or scavenger hunts are a great way to finally get out of the house after the winter!…

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It is finally fall (even though the weather is tricking us)! When I think of fall, I think of apple picking and the smell of cinnamon apples baking in the kitchen. There are tons of apple activities and crafts to do that involve apples, language, and fine motor. You can always find good books to…

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Once again, we’ve got an entire weekend to  enjoy St Patrick’s day activities!  In my ongoing quest to find new and creative ideas to include in therapy sessions, here are this year’s choices for St Patrick’s day activities. Beaded pipe cleaner shamrocks! This is a creative take on the regular pipe cleaner and bead bracelets.…

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