Camping is a perfect summer theme for speech therapy.
I love using summer-time themes in speech therapy, and camping is a favorite. There are plenty of easy activities you can do for super speech sessions. Most of all, it’s fun! Here are a few ideas for you:
Set up camp
Grab a couple of bag chairs and put them next to the fire. Put a cooler in between them. You can make a “tent” by draping a sheet over a small table or over a rope. If you have a small pop-up tent, use it. Your children will be thrilled!
If you’ll be working at a table, try throwing a red, checkered tablecloth over it to set the mood.
Read Books about Camping
Amelia Bedelia Goes Camping by Peggy Parish
A Camping Spree with Mr. Magee by Chris Van Dusen a funny, rhyming misadventure!
Henry and Mudge and The Starry Night by Cynthia Rylant
Toasting Marshmallows: Camping Poems by Kristine O’Connel George These are lovely poems. Explore this book with your older students for vocabulary development.
More Speech Camp Activities
Guess the forest animals: Name to a description
Tell the children you’ll give them clues, and they need to they need to guess which forest animal it is. For instance: This animal is black with a white stripe on it’s back. It can smell quite stinky. What is it?
Skunks have just the right amount of “ewww” to fascinate my children. This little cut and paste reader features a funny skunk, targets /sk/ blends and has a funny ending. From my Articulation and Language Activities for SK pack.
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Stamp some Stars for S-Blends practice.
Go on a scavenger hunt outdoors.
Find something that is:
Make Microwave S’mores for sequencing, describing, requesting and categories
Language Goals to target:
Making requests/ formulating complete sentences: Have your children ask you for each ingredient
Have a good old-fashioned flashlight hunt for any target.
Turn off the lights and give the children flashlights. Have them find or illuminate articulation or language cards.
Find more great camping theme ideas
on my Pinterest board: Camping Theme Speech Therapy