There are many speech therapy toys out there that are great for developing speech and language skills. Many are versatile. They can help children develop many speech and language skills AND be used for a wide range of ages.
However, HOW to use the toys to target specific speech and language skills and HOW to "think out of the box," and HOW to use the same toy with a 2 year old and later an 8 year old doesn't come with the toy....until today!
To help parents and professionals, we are trying something new at Speech Therapy Talk. Here, you can buy toys and receive a FREE guide on how to use the toys to target a variety of speech therapy goals.
All the fancy, battery operated toys are a pet peeve of mine. They are a waste of money and actually do more harm than good. Most of these fancy toys, which promise all these educational benefits, usually don't deliver.
Why? Well, these toys don't encourage creative thinking, fine and gross motor practice, and problem solving skills. Children, especially young children, develop speech, language, cognitive, motor, problem-solving, and social skills while playing.
For this reason, we don't want to mess around with playtime. It is serious business!
Therefore, at Speech Therapy Talk, our mission is to sell speech therapy toys that are fun and educational. As a bonus for all our readers, we also include a guide on HOW to use each toy and different uses for the same toy!
We sell only high quality toys that will last years and be used for MANY clients. That way, you save money in the long run.
For those speech language pathologists that are:
We have everything you need!
I know how overwhelming a new job can be since I have had a lot of them :) You want to be prepared and do a good job. Therefore, buying versatile toys will save you money and as a bonus, you will receive tips on how to use the toys to target both speech and language goals for infants up to elementary age students :)
Children need toys to play; however, they DON'T need a lot of toys...just the right ones. Here, you will find toys that will last years and keep your child's interest. You will also receive a FREE guide on how to use the toys and work on speech and language skills while you play with your child. Easy!
Selling toys is a trial here! We have a few finished already. Check out the toy listed below which have a guide already attached. Let me know what you think. A good idea? Want more toys? What toys are you looking for?
We have more amazing toys in our toy store. However, not all toys have free guides quite yet. If you would like to browse, click here.