Happy “Talk Like a Pirate” Day!

Today is “Talk Like a Pirate” Day and it’s perfect timing, as I am planning a  4 year old pirate themed birthday party for the weekend!  While you may THINK talking like a pirate means a a day solely focused on /r/ and /r/-themed activities, we are here to tell you otherwise! Pirates do many…

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Camp Preparation

As June winds down, camp preparation picks up! We are busy making supplies, organizing materials, and planning our days. This year’s theme is “Around the World” and we will explore four different environments: Ocean, Desert, Arctic, and the Rain Forest. Each week will have different sensory play and language group activities based on the animals…

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Valentine’s speech and language activities

As with most holidays, Valentine’s Day is a great one for speech and language activities! Last week we posted our Valentine’s Sensory Box , which can be created easily and quickly with items from home and the $1 bins at Target or party stores. Here we get into a few more Valentine’s speech and language…

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Earth Day Ideas for Language and Artic!

Spring is always a good time for linking crafts and language activities. Celebrating Earth Day mid-April is an opportunity to change up the themes and activities and for a good reason! Here are a few activities I’ve done and plan on doing to celebrate the earth, talk about keeping it clean, and work on language…

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A Construction Christmas

This time of year can be fun (if you’re me and enjoy shopping!) while looking for the perfect gift for family and friends. While I love looking and hunting for fun, unique things that are “just the right thing”, I do get a little concerned with the amount of STUFF we end up with. Especially…

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Fall activities for speech and language

Fall is a great season in the DC area with the fantastic weather, fall festivals, and street fairs. All these activities also provide great opportunities to enhance speech and language skills. If you have plans to attend a fall festival, talk to your child ahead of time about what you’ll see there. See if she…

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