This pumpkin activity is a favorite among my students every year. I have students select a target word/task prior to hammering a golf tee into a pumpkin. You can use a toy hammer or purchase a rubber mallet from your local dollar store. Students targeting articulation then say their target sound each time they pound the golf tee. It assists in pairing articulation with a motor movement in a fun, engaging way. I use my Articulation Speech Sticks Bundle
to elicit target sounds, however you can use your own task cards as well.
Students spin the spinner to determine whether they will hammer a golf tee into the pumpkin or remove one (using pliers or their fingers). This activity companion bridges the gap between what happens within you therapy session and the home environment by providing a carryover game activity that students can play at home.
How to Play:
1. Using a pencil and a paper clip on the spinner, spin to see if you will hammer a golf tee into the pumpkin or remove one.
2. Write the word or target vocabulary you practiced on an empty space on your game board.
3. Use the completed game board to practice at home!
If you have any questions, please contact me and I will be happy to help you!
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Sight Word Sticks BUNDLE
/k/ Articulation Speech Sticks
*This packet is contained within this bundle- do not purchase if you own the bundle (you already have it).
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*This packet is contained within the bundle- do not purchase if you own the bundle (you already have it).
Alphabet Sound Banner- Bright Edition (includes visual models)
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