Buzzing Bees Thumbprints A Speech Therapy Craft Activity

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K - 6th
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  1. These art activities were designed to be a simple, no-prep activity to target articulation in an engaging way. These pages are no-prep and ink friendly (print & go). My students LOVE making thumbprint art and yours will too! This money saving bundle is like buying 6 packs and getting 2 free!
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Do you need a an engaging articulation activity to mix up your speech sessions? Grab an ink pad and this resource! It is an activity that keeps students busy during practice. My students love making thumbprint art and yours will too! No Prep and Ink Friendly

(you can also use fingerprints)

This pack can be purchased in the Articulation Thumbprint BUNDLE for a discount (do not purchase this pack if you own the bundle).
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This activity was designed to be a simple, no-prep craft activity to target articulation in an engaging way. These pages are no-prep (print & go). This pack includes the following sounds: initial/final: p, b, m; final: n, t, d; initial/medial/final: k, g, f, v, l, s, z, ch, j, th, sh; pre-vocalic r; vocalic r (er, ar, or, air, ear, ire); rblends; lblends; sblends (separate mats for sp, st, sm, sn, sk, sl, sw, mixed). First practice, then make a thumbprint bee!

Materials Needed: Ink pad or paint (yellow recommended), Buzzing Bees thumbprint pages, & a black marker.

Optional Assembly: You could also place them in a sheet protector or laminate to use with play dough.

To use: The student will practice the target word and then make a thumbprint bee around the bee hive. The student will place their thumb on an ink pad and then stamp it over the target word on the bee. Then using a black marker, the student will draw two black stripes and an eye on the bee. The therapist will determine the number or trials per bee.

Use play dough to smash to make bees.
Use bingo chips to place over the bees.
Use bingo dotters (don’t forget to draw the the stripes and eye!)

Check out more thumbprint craft activities
Spider Thumbprints for Articulation

Thumbprints Leaves for Articulation

Frog Thumbprints for Articulation

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Toss Pom Poms in cups while practicing articulation!
Artic Toss

Wind-up toy companion:
Wind Up Artic

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