Here are some ideas of activities for home 🙂
Activities for home
Hello students and Dearborn Family! I sure miss you! I hope all of you are having fun and enjoying your time with family. There are several things that can be done while your child is at home. If your child is able, start with tasks that will be consistent each day such as chores! (setting the table, matching socks, sorting the mail)
How to use common objects at home to improve speech and language skills
Here are some ideas to improve/strengthen language skills at home.
Simply playing with your children can enhance their speech and language development. Find out more about the importance of play and some tips/tricks to use while playing with your children!
It is important to be aware of speech/language norms so you can know when/how to help your child succeed. Check out ASHA’s website and the new addition (“Speech Resources”) for information on speech and language development —–>
How to Improve Reading and Speech Sounds
Continue to make reading fun!
Click here for details about an app^ you can use to help increase reading skills and speech sound production!
Find out what sounds are important to work on with your child under “Speech Resources” —>
Advice for Parents from SLPs
Taking a break from literacy and jumping to speech/language development on today’s post:
This page has great advice for parents of children with special needs, such as important milestones and certain toys to buy to enhance that language development! Also, check out 5 ways to elicit language at a restaurant to increase your child’s independence as they get older.
Literacy: What is it and how can we improve it?
Literacy refers to any reading or writing skills. Click here for more information on what literacy is and what you can do improve these skills in your children. Following these tips on how to read with your children to increase your child’s speech and language skills!
With spring right around the corner, check out some spring-themed activities/ideas posted under “Speech Worksheets!” ———>
Tips for Parents
Families play an important role in how well students do in school. Find more information here about what you can do at home to support your child’s learning!
Check out Growing Readers for monthly tips on raising a strong reader and writer.
Ideas to Make Reading Fun!
Literacy activities are much more than just reading. Children are more likely to develop skills when they are having fun. Activities can be matched with books to extend learning in hands-on ways that focus specific learning skills.
While there are many great children’s books, here are five, fun activities to enjoy while reading with your child. Try these ideas to expand your child’s interest in books!
Check out the Family Book Sheets for more helpful tips about ideas and questions to ask the children before, during, and after reading a book. ——–>