Themed Therapy: Summer Sensory Bin Companion For Speech & Language

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This is a themed therapy summer sensory bin companion to target speech and language skills in an interactive way. Included in this companion are lesson plans for using the spring sensory bin. Students can learn new summer themed vocabulary while having a tactile, hands on experience.

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 summer 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.

If you want more seasonal sensory bins, check out the seasonal sensory bin companion growing bundle. It is 10% off when you purchase the bundle.

Seasonal Sensory Bin Bundle

Included in the sensory bin companion:

Directions for assembly and how to use in therapy

Articulation word lists for summer

Language word lists for summer

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)

Spring printables for the sensory bin (Language stimulus items & visual strips to be used with printables)

Lesson Plan and sentence strips

Rain drop printable page with a girl and boy version and blank sun printable template

Sun Articulation Activity – Early sounds: /m, n, p, b, t, d/

Sun Articulation Activity – Early sounds: /k, g, f, v, s, z/

Sun Articulation Activity – Early sounds: /sh, ch, l, l-blends, r-blends, s-blends, initial /r/, OR, AR, ER, th/

Baby Bird Activities – Lesson Plan and bird/worm printables

Garden Tools Printables (Lesson Plan is on bottom of page 58)

Graphic Credits & Terms Of Use

Skills You Can Target With A Summer 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 summer activities by attributes of the color, shape, size.

Target story narration & sequencing – Have students create a story using the kids and summer 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.

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