Free Speech Therapy Ideas
Using Objects From Home

This section is dedicated to sparking creativity as you try to think fun free speech therapy ideas on those days when you can’t think of anything to do!

With these speech therapy ideas, you will learn that working on speech and language development does not have to be expense.  It does not require any apps, expensive toys, or the latest and greatest of anything.

All that is required:

  1. Creativity
  2. Credible, research based information on learning
  3. You and your child

Below, I showcase common objects around the house that most people already own. Read our explanation of how they can be used to target any speech or language goal. 



Free Speech Therapy Activities

If your child or your students celebrate Christmas, I have lots of fun and functional speech and language activities for you! They are naturally motivating and all speech/language goals can be targeted. There is a free printable activity if needed too. Get reading!


I love the fall and so do kids! I created a free printable speech therapy fall activity that can be adapted for meet any speech and language goal for any age. Click here to print the free activity and read about some free speech and language games. 


Kids LOVE sand and as a parent, I have come to accept the messiness of it! So, you might as well develop speech and language skills while having a great time. There are ideas for toddlers up to school age kids at Speech Therapy Sand!


We cook everyday and most children love to help. So, why no work on speech and language skills while you cook? It is easy, fun, and happens every day! Check out some speech and language ideas for all ages ranging from toddlers up to late elementary. Read more at Speech therapy while cooking!


Everybody loves bubbles! For this reason, I am quite a bubble addict when it comes to speech therapy. Grab some easy therapy ideas to try with your students or children here. 


Enjoy summer with your child and work on their speech therapy goals with our free speech therapy water activities. Water is fun, refreshing, and free! What can be better than that?!


Coffee is good for something else besides drinking! You can use coffee beans to target a wide range of speech and language skills. Read more


Target speech and language skills starting at 18 months with a muffin tin. Click here to find out how! These games are targeted for children under 4 years of age.


Read about some language games to play in the car. Some are for younger children. However, I added a few that older children and adults can enjoy!


Learn how to put that extra candy in your house to good use! There are many free speech therapy activities you can do with candy!


Don't just waste all your crumpled up wrapping paper. It is not garbage! It is just what you need for some speech therapy fun at home. Read how at free speech therapy: wrapping paper.


Beat the winter blues with our free speech therapy ideas: snow! If you don't have snow, we have some great alternatives for you also. Have fun!!


Endless free speech therapy ideas using a shoe box! This can be adapted for toddlers up to school age students.


Make a daily schedule with your child, help use pictures to encourage language use, expanding vocabulary and more with Speech Therapy Visuals.





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Bridget is an ASHA certified, practicing speech language pathologist. She is passionate about providing parents with information on child speech and language development as well as provide functional, easy activities to do at home! Parents have the power to make a real difference.

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