Here are some EXCELLENT tips for language goals you can target with playdoh over these next few weeks with your little friends during speech therapy sessions!
Receptive Language – Follow familiar directions
Cognitive – Sequence activities like cleaning up, matching colors, understanding size words with grouping by size
Expressive Language – New words including:
Exclamatory words like “Wow” and “Ooh!”
Nouns like egg, basket, bunny, carrot, grass, playdoh, scissors, roller
Verbs such as cut, cook, clean (up), roll, help, open, close, pound, play, pull, push, pat, squeeze, wash
Descriptive words like cold, wet, squishy or “ooh,” big/little
Sabotage so he requests the next item he needs.
Social Language – Use proximity so children have to ask each other for what they need verbally and nonverbally. Teach trading (which promotes turn taking).
Fine Motor – Working on isolating index finger, bilateral work to use 2 hands together
Verbs – cut, cook, clean (up), roll, help, open, close, pound, play, pull, push, pat, squeeze, wash