Mr. Potato Head play ideas for building language skills with your toddler or preschooler

Mr. Potato Head play ideas for building language skills with your toddler or preschooler

Posted by: on May 30, 2016 | 2 Comments

Mr. Potato Head is a popular toy among speech therapists because little kids often enjoy playing with it, and it’s perfect for encouraging some important early language skills, including naming body parts, understanding object function, using early verbs and much more. Today’s post shares some fun ways to use this toy in educational play.

3 language-boosting torchlight games for toddlers

3 language-boosting torchlight games for toddlers

Posted by: on Jan 10, 2016 | No Comments

The days are short, and the mornings in our house start early: it’s dark for hours when we get up, and hardly light before night begins. So we’re getting plenty of time for one of my kids’ favorite games: exploring by torchlight. All you need for this activity is a torch and a dark place. It’s guaranteed to capture your child’s imagination, and it’s amazing for language.

Language learning play with Spiderman

Language learning play with Spiderman

Posted by: on Jan 5, 2016 | 6 Comments

What does your kid really love to play with? Whatever it is, you can use it for really fun play together, and for boosting their language development. In this post I show you how, with four fantastic ways for toddlers and preschoolers to play with Spiderman!