Alex’s Favorite Things 2011
Last year I wrote a
post, a la Oprah, about my favorite (speech therapy) things! Since it
is that time of year again, I am going to discuss one favorite, recycled item!
In the clinic I do some work for over the summer, there is
an amazing long, transparent tube. I cannot tell you how much I have coveted
this tube and wanted to take it back to school with me after summer was over.
Since then, I've been on the lookout, for my very own amazing, long,
transparent tube! Well guess what? I finally found one. On Black Friday, I
picked up a tube full of ornaments at low cost, and it hit me, here it is! My
own tube! "What do you do with it?" you may ask, and that is a good question.
My very own tube!
Once the student has warmed up, it's also ok to say nothing,
to see if he/she will request on his/her own.
Wait. Will the child say "go?" If not, after a good pause,
go ahead and say "go!" (I am sure that none of us insist a child verbalize! No
pressure, just fun!)
Will the child problem solve and tilt the tube? Or indicate
that you tilt it?
Out they come! CRASH!
So simple, yet so fun!
Do you have a favored therapy activity made from