FOX Milwaukee Skype Interview Featuring PAL Award Winning Toys and Games During Shelter at Home

FOX Milwaukee Skype Interview Featuring PAL Award Winning Toys and Games During Shelter at Home

Talking Points FOX6 Real Milwaukee Taping 4-1-20 Fun Toys and Games for Smart Family Play During Shelter at Home Background on Sherry: Sherry Artemenko, Speech Language Pathologist and Toy Expert is here to share super fun toys to build language skills through...
How to Write the Best Toy Review

How to Write the Best Toy Review

First of all you have to play with the toy or game to be familiar with it. When I was doing speech therapy I had a whole group of kids I could play with, while working on their speech goals and making the session fun and engaging. Now I volunteer in a preschool and...
Calling out the Learning in Toys

Calling out the Learning in Toys

Those of you who know me, know that it is part of my mission to get companies to call out the learning potential in their toys and games for parents and educators. Let’s face it. This also helps sell toys and games when retailers can be helpful to customers...
Best Books and Toys to Teach Animal Sounds

Best Books and Toys to Teach Animal Sounds

I get a lot of requests for ideas for toys for specific needs, some for speech therapy and some just for gifts to kids and grandchildren. Thought I’d share some ideas for books and toys that can teach animal sounds if you have a little one who is starting to...
Don’t Miss the Depth of Learning in Legos

Don’t Miss the Depth of Learning in Legos

As I am sitting at the table, blogging next to one of my grandsons, I hear “1, 2, 3, 4…” and am reminded again of the many dimensions of learning kids are exposed to when they play with legos. Over the 35 years that I did speech therapy, I used lego...
Toy Fair New York 2017 Toys for Special Needs

Toy Fair New York 2017 Toys for Special Needs

I’ve always been a speech therapist who uses “off the shelf” toys not “therapy” toys to engage kids with special needs. They deserve to have the most exciting and fun toys and games to play with AND playing with products for typically...