Category Archive: Preschool

The Napping House, Language, Early Literacy

How to Use the Napping House to Promote Language and Early Literacy Skills

  If you are a parent to a young child, a speech language pathologist, or an educator,...
oral narrative skills, storytelling skills, literacy, oral language

Tell Me a Story: Favorite Books to Promote Sequential Storytelling Skills

Favorite Books to Promote Storytelling Skills Narratives are stories. Telling stories is an...
Preschool Storytelling, oral narrative development

Tell Me a Story: 6 Ways to Improve Your Preschooler’s Storytelling

Photo Credit: Pioneer Library System Being able to tell a story is particularly important for...

A Summer Speech Therapy Book: The Very Lonely Firefly

One summer evening, I was sitting in my backyard enjoying a moment of peace and quiet when I...
In the Arctic Language Development Fun

In the Arctic Language Development Fun

This winter I’ve had so much fun incorporating speech and language goals into an arctic...
Speech Therapy Game Yeti in My Spaghetti

Yeti in My Spaghetti: A Fun Speech Therapy Game

As a speech language pathologist (SLP) who "plays" throughout the day,  I’ve amassed a...
synonyms and antonyms, shared book reading, vocabulary development

Build Your Child’s Vocabulary with Synonyms and Antonyms

Amazon affiliate links included for your convenience. Vocabulary size is extremely important...
Making Connections: Oral Language & Reading Comprehension

How to Make Connections While Reading with Your Child

  Interested in developing your child’s oral language skills? How about his...
How to Use a Describer Reading Style to Develop Preschool Vocabulary

Vocabulary Development: How to Use a Describer Reading Style

According to research, the describer reading style greatly improves vocabulary acquisition in...

Ocean Themed Summer Books for Language Learning

Ever since I was a little girl, every summer my family and I vacationed down the shore. Some of my...
Re-reading books develops vocab

Vocabulary Development: Why is it good to re-read the same books to your children?

Vocabulary Development: Why is it good to re-read the same books to your children? They say,...
attention building games, toys, and activities for preschool

7 Close-Ended Games, Activities, & Toys to Build Attention in Preschoolers

Close-ended activities are those that have an end result or a specific objective to achieve. These...

5 Preschool Books for Spring with Reading Tips and Extension Activities

5 Preschool Books for Spring with Reading Tips and Extension Activities *Amazon affiliate links...
Show and Tell

Show and Tell in Your Speech Therapy Session

Show and Tell In Your Speech Therapy Session Photo Credit: Lotus Carroll I’m sure many of...
the possessive -s

Speech Therapy for Preschoolers: How to Target the Possessive ‘s

Speech Therapy for Preschoolers: How to Target the Possessive ‘s Photo Credit:...

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