This speech therapy ball popper toy is seriously awesome! It's fun, versatile, and cheap (checks all my boxes). Most kids love it. Honestly, most of my parents end of buying it as well to target goals at home.
A few things before you watch this video:
I bought my toy at Amazon. You can find it almost anywhere. My only suggestion is to pay a few extra dollars to get a more "sturdy" toy. The dollar store version breaks within a day and you will end up paying more in the long run.
Here is the link if you need it:
Below are some other ideas that I didn't cover in the video...
I use this speech therapy ball popper toy for articulation therapy (word, phrase, sentence level) quite often. Below are some ideas to try!
M: Me, My Turn, Game
P: Pop, Up, Snap
S Blends: Snap, Pops
T: Take, My Turn, Fast, Hit
R: Really high, Ready-Set-Go
For older elementary students, you can use this speech therapy ball popper game to work on vocabulary.
Give the student "secret directions" that target different parts of vocabulary such as:
For example, you might say "pop the ball and hit...
I didn't talk much about social skills in the video, but this game has a lot of opportunities for social skills.
Social skills are one of the MOST IMPORTANT skills we NEED to know to be a successful at school, jobs, and really any aspects of life. Social skills develop throughout our life through experiences, observation, and direct teaching. You can show good social skills from the start through modeling.
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