Speech Therapy Materials at Michael’s
Looking for interesting ideas and materials to help you with speech therapy sessions? Look no further than your local Michael’s craft store! With a wide selection of creative items from art supplies to scrapbooking products, you will find something to spark your imagination. But even more importatly you can help kids engage in meaningful speech-and-language therapy activities. Start with foam shapes for sorting and matching activities to sparkly gems for articulation drills. Michael’s is a one-stop shop provides everything needed for exciting language practice! So whether you’re a teacher, a speech-language pathologist or parent looking for helpful things with which to work on goals
What I Buy at Michael’s
Michael’s is one of my favorite places to shop. In fact, I really try avoiding shopping there because I can really drop some cash. But I wanted to put on my speech pathologist cap and walk through the store with an eye to what I could use in speech therapy. Watch the video to find all of the things that you could buy there to stock up a very craft-friendly speech therapy room. They also have lots of organizational products that would beautify your speech space.
Crafting supplies can make any speech therapy session more engaging and interesting for both the therapist and client. Crafting materials are easy to come by, often inexpensive and provide an opportunity for creative engagement, exploration of language and meaningful learning. Start with bright construction paper, pipe cleaners, play dough and stickers. There’s an endless range of options for crafting allow for a variety of activities that facilitate communication, practice articulation skills and encourage conversation among participants. Therapists can use this versatile material to create story boards and art projects. Dive into your stash of crafting supplies today to find something that just might make it easier to reach a breakthrough during your next speech therapy session!
Top Ten Crafting Supplies in Speech Therapy
Here are the top ten crafting supplies we suggest incorporating into your therapy sessions for patient engagement and enthusiasm:
- Colored paper
- Construction paper
- Glue sticks
- Pipe cleaners
- Alphabet magnets
- Craft foam
From colorful pompoms and googly eyes to smooth rocks and sticks, these items will encourage children (and adults) with all types of speech needs to get crafty and express themselves in new and imaginative ways. Let the crafting begin! There are more suggestions in the video so I highly suggest you watch it!