Themed Therapy: Winter Sensory Bin Companion For Speech & Language

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  1. Use this themed therapy seasonal sensory bin to cover all the weather seasons of the year in speech therapy!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
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This is a themed therapy winter sensory bin companion to target speech and language skills in an interactive way. Included in this companion are lesson plans for using the winter sensory bin. Students can learn new winter 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 winter-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 30% off until the spring and summer companions are uploaded.

Seasonal Sensory Bin Bundle

Included in the sensory bin companion:

Directions for assembly and how to use in therapy

Articulation word lists for winter

Language word lists for winter

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)

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

Lesson Plan and sentence strips

Snowball bucket printable and blank snowballs template

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

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

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

Snowball Activities – Lesson Plan and snowball printables (winter clothes lesson plan on page 56)

Winter clothes activity

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

Target story narration & sequencing – Have students create a story using the kids and winter 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 (i.e. “Here comes the giant snowball!”), 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.

Click on the preview to see more pictures in action as well as details for how to assemble a sensory bin, and a summary of all the skills you can target while using a sensory bin in speech therapy.

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