Speech Therapy Recommended Toys
Speech Therapy Recommended Toys For Children of All Ages and Needs.
Learning for children and adults occurs best when you are interested and having FUN! Speech therapist tools are TOYS! Speech therapist use toys in their speech therapy sessions and Speech Therapists recommend specific toys depending on the interest of the child and skills they are helping children to boost! Here are lots of links to toys frequently used and recommended by speech therapists to boost babbling, speech clarity, first words, language, cognition and reading/spelling skills.
Great for active kids - action words - rolling, falling, standing up. Colours and Names - the yellow one, the one with red stripes, the cow one! Grab this toy and then download our Free Toy Tip Download for skittles - Great Speech Therapy recommended toy tips!
Any toys that involve Farms are frequently recommended by Speech Therapists - sound play, animal noises, make up stories of animals eating, and going to sleep & more! Magnets add a new dimension.
Farm House with a Difference
This farm house has latches on the doors! Great for fine motor skills + encourages speech as they might need to ask for "help", "open", "close" + bonus animals for noises and FUN!
Farm House with Tractor
Great concept development as this farm house has "front" & "back" doors, "up" and "down" stairs, the fence can go "next to" the barn & the tractor can go "all around"!
Pop Up Pirate
A classic game enjoyed by all! Great interactive toy that boost attention - waiting, waiting for Pirate to POP UP. (Pop - such an fun easy word to say for little people!).
Fishing for Colours & Numbers
Fun Game that not only encourages colours & numbers but also turn-taking, practising the /f/ sound and the "sh" sound - common sounds children need help with.
Realistic Real Pictures of Fruit Magnets
Lovely real fruit pictures to build vocabulary! Pop them on the fridge and match them to the real thing! Speech Therapy Recommended Toys frequently include toys that represent "real things" children see everyday.
20+ beautiful animal magnets. Sort them into zoo and farm, make up stories as the animals play and move around!
Grab animals and the vehicle sets to work on grouping skills. This is an important pre-maths skill. Take the animals for a ride - The horse is riding on the plane; The lion is driving the car.
A fun pop up ball. Encourage cause and effect, waiting, early words (push, pop, up, put things on). Hours of fun!
Create an atmosphere of calm!
Calming & Refreshing!
Great for early self feeding. Self exploratory feeding leads to feeding success.
Spoutless Training Cup
These cups build the ideal tongue, lip, jaw and teeth involvement for cup drinking. Spouted cups require a sucking, rounded lips and often biting occurs on the spout. And BONUS, it is non-spill!
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