This is a bundle resource of seasonal sensory bin companion for speech and language for the following seasons: Fall, Winter, Spring, & Summer. Included in this companion are lesson plans for using the seasonal sensory bins. Students can learn new seasonal themed vocabulary while having a tactile, hands on experience.
The Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer Sensory Bin companions are included in this bundle.
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You save 10% when you purchase this as a bundle. The seasonal sensory bin companions are available to purchase individually if you only want 1-2 seasons.
Who this resource is for - This resource is designed for speech pathologists to use with students to work on articulation, fluency, grammar, language and social skills with a fall themed unit.
This resource could also be for preschool & kindergarten literacy centers, ESL teachers, special education teachers and for parents wanting to work on these skills at home.
Included in theses sensory bin companions:
Directions for assembly and how to use in therapy
Articulation word lists for the season
Language word lists for the season
Following directions lesson plans & stimulus items
Printables for following directions & describing by size & color
Printable sorting mats for comparatives & superlatives
Printables for sorting comparatives & superlatives (laminate & attach to boxes/bins)
Language stimulus items & visual sentence strips
Seaonsal printables for the sensory bin (Language sitmulus items & visual strips to be used with printables)
Themed Printables For Articulation
Open Ended printable activities – Lesson Plans included
Skills You Can Target With the Seasonal Sensory Bin
Target basic concepts - in, out, next to, behind, under, through, near, far, up, down, before, after, through, between, etc.
Target attributes - Describe the items in the bin with adjectives and descriptive language. Compare/contrast how the items are similar and different. Talk about how the items feel, look, smell, etc. Describe the children doing seasonal activities by attributes of the color, shape, size.
Target story narration & sequencing – Have students create a story using the kids and seasonal themed vocabulary. Receptively, can create a story and then ask the students wh-questions about your short story. Other skills to target with this activity: summarizing, main idea, conjunctions, dialog, prepositional phrases, and adding a new ending to the story.
Target social language - Work on joint attention, initiating requests, making comments, sharing opinions, turn taking, and pretend play. Also, work on tone of voice or voice volume.
Target speech fluency - Practice using speech fluency strategies while playing, describing what the students are doing in phrases/sentences.
Target grammar & MLU - Build sentences targeting present progressive, pronouns, is/are, third person singular, and plurals.
To see what the sensory bins look like, check out the fall and winter themed sensory bin.
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