Spring Activities to Elicit Language

Spring Activities to Elicit Language

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The weather is beginning to change and it’s that time of year when you just want to be outside! Here is a list of fun activities to do with you children to elicit tons of language!

Start a Garden:

  •  Grab seeds, pots, a shovel, and a some soil to start your plants inside.
  • Make a plan of what to do and then follow the steps! (working on planning, sequencing and following directions)
  • Talk about the different parts of the plants when they start to grow and the tools you use to help the plants. (working on vocabulary)

* Don’t forget to water them and keep them in the sun! *

Easy Plants to start from seeds: SunFlowers, Marigolds, Basil, Tomatoes

Fly a Kite:

  • Grab a kite on a windy day, take it outside and watch it fly!
  • Talk about the different parts of the Kite (working on vocabulary)
  • Talk about what you are doing and what would happen if you let it go. (working on cause and effect and expressive language)

Go on a Picnic

  • Pack lunch and a blanket and have a picnic outside!
  • Play I Spy with the new surroundings (working on vocabulary , and receptive and expressive language)
  • Talk about what you are going to do after you’re done eating (working on future thinking and expressive language)

Tags:  Speech    Language    Gardening    Vocabulary     Spring Activities      Capable Kids

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