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Technology Thursday – My Play Home

The 'My Play Home’ app. A brilliant app that allows kids to move people around and make them complete different household chores, for example: cooking food, brushing teeth and even jumping on the trampoline. It is a great app to play together and talk about verbs...

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Toy Tuesday

Memory Card Games Memory card games can be used to work on several different areas, and for children that have a bit of a competitive streak, a fun way to engage them in a learning task! So many of the children I’ve worked with are often enticed to play as they are...

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Technology Thursday- Super Duper apps

Technology Thursday Technology Thursday this week has been inspired by Super Duper Inc. apps! These apps are just like the 'fun decks' that you will see in our office, they are a set of flash cards that teach different skills for example: problem solving, grammar,...

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Toy Tuesday – Humpty Dumpty Wall

Toy Tuesday – Humpty Dumpty Wall

Toy Tuesday The Humpty Dumpty Wall!: 5 tips and tricks for how to use this to motivate kids to do home practice! A staple in my office for some of you an your children that have seen me for a long time and it’s safe to say kids NEVER get sick of this game! It is often...

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Technology Thursday – Chatterpix

Chatterpix Can literacy be fun? Of course it can by using this amazing app! Chatterpix is an app that I use very often for my clients that have literacy issues or are reluctant to tell stories. The idea of the app is that you take a picture, ‘draw’ (with your finger)...

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Toy Tuesday – Pop up Pirate

Pop up Pirate A game found in every Speech Pathologist’s activities cupboard! Pop – Up Pirate is a favourite activity I pull down in most sessions as children just LOVE it. So much so, that I know many parents have since bought this fun game as their children keep...

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Social Detective App – Technology Thursday

Technology Thursday keeps with our theme of social skills this week https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/social-detective/id975189305?mt=8 This app is a great start to helping your child understand the concept of 'Social Thinking'. It helps children and adults explore some...

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Toy Tuesday – Bubbles

Toy Tuesday   Bubbles, bubbles, bubbles!   I love using bubbles in sessions, it is something lots of children enjoy as there is just something so magical and fun about them! Playing with bubbles is a great, carefree way to develop language and communication. Due to...

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Toy Tuesday – Shopping List Game

‘Toy Tuesday’ ‘The Shopping list game’ by Orchard Toys For those that have ever seen my toy cupboard it is FULL of Orchard products! I love the way their toys are made, they are sturdy, have great pictures and vocabulary selections and last for ages! One of the first...

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Toy Tuesday – Mr Potato Head

‘Toy Tuesday’ ‘Mr Potato Head’ Mr Potato head gets a real work out in my office! This game can be adapted to lots of different ages and kids love it! Here are some of my favourite ideas: 1. Learning body parts, match the parts to your self and name them on Mr Potato...

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