Kids love Halloween so you can use that to your advantage to create engaging and motivating speech therapy sessions with our Halloween speech therapy ideas.
If you scroll down, you can print off the following images:
You can print out the images and use them in therapy any way you like. For ideas on how to use each image, keep reading. There are some great ones!
To use the pumpkins, I have a new idea!
For social communication:
If you have a student(s) with social communication needs, print out the pumpkins and then hand them out to staff such as specials teachers or office staff (whoever has a break during your session). Then, you and your student(s) go on a pumpkin hunt! Walk around the school and have your student(s) ask the staff if they have a pumpkin.
I have 2 options for you!
1. Following directions/prepositions
Print out haunted houses and the pictures that follow it. Lay the pictures out on a table. Then give your student(s) directions to follow such as:
You get the idea...right?! Print this sheet out for the directions and then print out the manipulatives and haunted house and get to work!
2. Articulation at the phrase/sentence level
Work on adverbs/descriptive language while making candy treat bags.
I LOVE this game to target vocabulary and grammar.
How to play:
Knowing vocabulary and grammar is imperative! If your child or student has difficulty with this, consider Preschool Talk 2.0 to practice these skills functionally and easily!
Using the haunted house, have the students glue on pictures. Once everyone is done, take turns making up stories about each haunted house.
Make sure to include:
Find free ways to practice narrative structure throughout the day here: Narrative structure basics.
This is a FUN and interactive way to target halloween vocab, grammar, and more during in-person or teletherapy sessions.
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