Gardening is a popular theme in preschool therapy and there are so many fun ways to target it! Use this with your favorite toys or alone while targeting a variety of language concepts with your preschoolers.
Pages 4-6: Associations - Each flower has an object on it. Students match the items and explain why they go together. 24 cards total.
Pages 7-8: Functions - Each flower has one object on it. Students describe the function of the object pictured. Can also be used as a receptive task - “Find the one we use to dig a hole.” 16 cards total.
Pages 9-10: Who questions - Each card has a “who” question along with 3 visual answer choices. 16 cards total.
Pages 11-12: Verbs - Each card has a spring verb pictured. Students label the verb, answer ‘what doing” questions, or find the named verb receptively. 16 cards total.
Pages 13-14: Pronouns - Each card has a visual representing he/she/they. Students formulate a sentence using the appropriate subject pronoun. 16 cards total.
Pages 15-16: Categories - Each card has 3 visuals from the same category. Students label category of the objects. Expand the activity by having them add one more to the category. The clinician can label the objects without showing the visual or give the visual to the student, depending on the level. 16 cards total.
Page 17: Emotions - Each flower has a visual of a child demonstrating a different emotion. Words are included on each card. 8 cards total.
Pages 18-20: Sequencing - Each vegetable has a different 3-step sequence on it. Student can place the visuals in order then describe each event. There are three 3-step sequences, for a total of 27 cards.
Page 21: Cover cards - use these cards on top of each deck to keep them organized.
Pages 22-29: Flowers, vegetables, and gardens; to be used with the following directions cards. *You can choose no to use these if you will be utilizing felt toys. If this is the case, you will need to be sure that you have the pieces available that the direction requires.
Pages 30-36: Following directions - Contains one- and two-step directions targeting concepts of color, size, quantity, and negation. There're 36 one-step directions (9 for concepts of color, size, and negation; 18 for concepts of quantity) and 18 two-step directions (9 for concepts of color and size; 9 for concepts of color only).
Click here to see how I use this with a variety of toys you may already own!