Speech and language home practice has always been important for making optimal progress.
This isn’t news to SLP’s. But events like the coronavirus pandemic, natural disasters, and subsequent school closings have shone a light on the need for quality resources that can be accessed at home. Not only during emergencies but for everyday home practice, school breaks, and summer too.
To help out, I’ve compiled an extensive list for you of free speech and language resources you can find online. Some are online games, many are printables. All are no-prep to make gathering what you need easier for you.
Free articulation resources online:
Tracy Boyd’s Articulation Games: Have More Fun site has games for rhyme, syllables, CH, J, G, K, L, R, vocalic R, S, SH, TH, F, F, V, M, N
Articulation Word Lists by Home Speech Home
Printable picture cards by Testy Yet Trying
Boom Cards is offering free Ultimate memberships to teachers until June 2020 for schools affected by school closings. These are digital card decks for a variety of skills, you can find many free decks.
Articulation freebies from Speech Sprouts for you:
More great articulation freebies on Teachers pay Teachers:
Free language resources online:
Tracy Boyd’s Language and Word Games: Have Fun has games for analogies, antonyms, synonyms, homonyms, homographs, categories, What doesn’t belong, same or different, irregular plurals, WH questions, idioms, and more.
Tracy Boyd’s Sequencing Fun Games include games for sequences like brushing your teeth or blowing up a balloon.
Word Search Generator from Puzzlemaker.com Send home an articulation list, synonym or antonym list, category list, etc, and have kids make their own word search.
Language Word Lists by Home Speech Home including categories, verbs, adjectives, synonyms, antonyms, multiple meanings, and more.
Looks Like Language has a great post with lots of links: 10 Fantastic Free Resources for Customizing Vocabulary Work
Language freebies from Speech Sprouts for you:
Quantity Concepts: Frogs and Flies by Speech Sprouts. Make a mini-book while learning the concepts more, less, altogether.
Five Little Monkeys No-Prep Speech Therapy by Speech Sprouts. Open-ended printable activities for any target. It also comes with a few Quicklists for articulation, questions, and past-tense -ed.
Hoot Owl Homonyms Freebie by Speech Sprouts
That’s Fishy! Which does not belong? by Speech Sprouts Cards and sorting mats for a fishing game. Teaches category exclusion, color words, sorting by color.
More great language freebies on Teachers pay Teachers:
Setting the Table and Language by The Speech Meadow
Groceries and Language by The Speech Meadow
Play With Dolls by The Speech Meadow
Creating Language-Rich Experiences at Home by Ms. Gardenia’s Speech Room
Play-based Speech Therapy Homework by Primary Punch
Scavenger Hunt Vocabulary Activities by Fun in Speech
Pronoun Puddle Jump Activity by Twin Speech Language and Literacy
Ants on a Log Speech Recipe by Creative Speech Lab
Weather Idioms Freebie by Activity Tailor
Fictional Short Stories for Language Comprehension by Talking with Rebbecca
Bubble Gum Facts and Opinions by All Y’All Need
Free social language resources online:
Social Language Scenarios by Home Speech Home
Emotions Vocabulary by Home Speech Home
Pirate Emotions and Feelings Card Game by Communication Blessings
Articulation, Language and Social Language Homework by Stacy Crouse
Social Skills Activities: Friendly or Not? by Looks Like Language
Social Skills Activities: TeenProblem Solving/ Social Inferences by Looks Like Language
Free fluency resources online:
Videos with practical tips for how to use speech tools from Stuttering Therapy Resources
Speech and Language Home Practice by Primary Punch includes parent suggestions for fluency, articulation and language home practice.
Fluency Skills Brochure by Primary Punch
Speech Therapy Stuttering Activities by The Gift of Gab
Free AAC Resources online
How you may use these resources
For Speech Sprouts free resources:
- Each SLP or educator who will be distributing these resources to students should download the file on Teachers pay Teachers for themselves. Parents are also welcome to download a copy of the digital file on TpT.
- You have my permission to print a copy of my activities for each of the students on your caseload.
- You may upload my resources to a private Google Classroom that only your parents and students have access to. Uploading resources to other file sharing sites will continue to be prohibited.
I hope this makes getting activities out to your students easier. Download the Freebie List HERE.
I hope this send-home resource list helps!
We’re all used to summer breaks, but emergency school closing like the current coronavirus shutdowns or fire and flood emergencies can so be very stressful. Wishing everyone health and safety.