Speech and Language Therapy: Food Category Sorting: fruits, vegetables, desserts, meat, and drinks.
Download includes: 28 pages
5 picnic boards to sort each categories
60 food items on 3 ½ by 3 inch cards
4 picnic themed game boards
5 pages of food themed tokens
An interactive game is included in this download. The game targets category sorting and vocabulary building activities.
DIRECTIONS FOR FOOD CATEGORY SORTING GAME:
Cut out and mix the food item cards together (pages 8-17), and place them in a pile. Place the 5 picnic boards with the food category titles (pages 3-7) on the table. Give each child a picnic themed game board (pages 18-21). The children take turns drawing a food card from the pile and sorting it onto the correct picnic board. After the children sort a card onto the corresponding category board, give them a token (pages 22-26) to place on a circle on their picnic game board. The children should receive a token from the same category that they name/sort. Who can be the first to fill all the circles on their picnic board?
EXTENSION ACTIVITIES, Without the game: Use the food cards and 5 picnic boards (pages 3-7) as a receptive activity by asking the children to sort the food items into the correct categories, without the game for more practice. Or, give the children the picnic boards with the food titles (pages 3-7) and ask the children to expressively name as many food items in each category that they can.
Megan Moyer, MA, CCC-SLP