Spring Activities to Elicit Language

Spring Activities to Elicit Language


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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