Category Archives: Games

Splish Splash! New Game for Speech Therapy

Splish Splash! is the newest PAL Award winner for the preschool set. A great starter game that offers short turns so it is a perfect reinforcer for Speech Therapy. Here is my review: Jump right into this multi-colored pond of … Continue reading

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Mermaid Beach By Gamewright Wins PAL Award

Intrigued that a girl her age actually created this game, my little toy tester jumped right into “Mermaid Beach” and loved it. There is no lying around on Mermaid Beach because you have to be on your toes to craftily … Continue reading

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FLASHWORDZ Wins PAL Award

If  you are looking for a fast word game for kids 10 and up, this is it. Each round is so quick and everyone’s minds are working as they form words for points. A great game to reinforce reading, try … Continue reading

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Winner Announced for Konexi Giveaway!

Congratulations to our winner of the Konexi Giveaway! Alexis is the random winner. I know you will enjoy this game and I look forward to your comments on how you use it with kids! Thanks to all my readers who … Continue reading

Posted in 10 and up, 3-6 year-olds, 6-8 year-olds, 8 years and up, Elementary School Age, Games, Language, Strategies to Encourange Language Development | Leave a comment

Free Give-Away of a Wonder Forge Game

This week starts my give-aways of great games by The Wonder Forge. This unique and talented company creates games that elicit language through clever activities or pretend play. Kids love these games and adults do too. Best of all, kids … Continue reading

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Back to School Speech Therapy Apps

As we speech therapists head back to school or start up our practices after summer vacation, we are always on the hunt for new, exciting and effective therapy activities. Since kids are using iPads, iPods and iPhones so much to … Continue reading

Posted in 10 and up, 6-8 year-olds, 8 years and up, Elementary School Age, Games, Language, Strategies to Encourange Language Development | Leave a comment

“Angelina Ballerina Dance with Me! Game” Wins PAL Award

I had a chuckle as I walked past a little girl in her fluffy pink tutu the other day at a local farmer’s market. She didn’t seem one bit overdressed in what had to be her precious dance outfit. Now … Continue reading

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Richard Scarry’s Busytown Busy Busy Airport Game” Wins PAL Award

Want a great, flexible game that is loads of fun to use in Speech therapy sessions or family game night with your preschoolers? “Richard Scarry’s Busytown Busy Busy Airport Game” encourages pretend play within the game using props from Richard … Continue reading

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“Word On the Street Junior” Wins PAL Award

This “wacky war of words” was unique and got even more fun, the longer we played it. The street is divided for two teams and the letter tiles of the alphabet run down the median strip. A team selects a … Continue reading

Posted in 8 years and up, Games, Strategies to Encourange Language Development | 2 Comments

“Kidoozie Twist and Turn Ring Toss” Great Toy for Summer Fun

Take a little twist on the usual ring toss by adding some angles, movement and music and the family fun is multiplied. Kids engage in a little problem-solving as they can vary the the configurations of the sticks with many … Continue reading

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