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Therapy Fun and Games

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Points Game by Rebecca Bayer. Simple but fun multi-use reinforcer. Use with any therapy materials;

also addresses math terms and time concepts, making it relevant to standards and curriculum.

Posted 11/17/06.

Points Game 
Simon Says This is a one page visual in both Spansh and English to help facilitate playing of Simon Says. Posted 1/14/07.
Simon Says

Simon Says Communication Board for students with speech/language difficulties. By Gretchen Curtis. Posted 1/26/07.
Simon Says Game
Pizza Party Game Communication Board for playing the children's game of matching pizza toppings. Posted 2/21/06.
Pizza Party Board

Joke Dominoes from Susan Richner. Print on cardstock to make a language game that plays like Dominoes --

match the joke to the punchline. This is a fun way to teach plays-on-words, to practice artic, and to break the

ice with new students. Posted 9/17/06.

Jokes 1
Jokes 2
Jokes 3
Jokes 4
Jokes 5
Jokes 6
Go Fish! Written rules. Posted 10/19/06.
GoFishRulesDescription
Go Fish Rules

Thematic Reinforcement Games A simple game, varied by season and theme, that provides reinforcement

for all therapy tasks -- a fun alternative to dice games. Print multiple copies on card stock, cut apart, laminate, play.

APPLES
AUTUMN
CANDLE
CLOVER
CIRCUS
EAGLES
GHOST
HEART
OLYMPICS
PICNIC
SANTA
SPRING
SUMMER
TURKEY
WINTER SPORTS
WINTER
Guess Who? Game made with Boardmaker symbols
Guess Who Directions
Guess Who Board
Guess Who Cards
Guess Who 1
Guess Who 2

Playing Cards Handy mini playing cards to motivate practice of any speech/language skills.

Print on card stock and laminate.

Playing Cards

Caterpillar Crawl Game Print one board per player. Cut cards apart. As each student performs a therapy task,

he picks a card and places it over a caterpillar. Birds eat the caterpillars. The object is to see who can

change the most caterpillars into butterflies.

Caterpillar Cards
Caterpillar CrawlBoard

Game Boards for use with any stimulus materials. Created by Wanda L. Pritekel. Posted 7/17/07.
Amusement Park
Hungry Caterpillar
Kite Game
Presidents
Rainy Day
Jeopardy Game A fun way to practice categories, vocabulary, and asking questions
Jeopardy Directions
Sports Holiday
FurnitureTransportation
Applicances Pets
Numbers 1
Numbers 2
Numbers 3
Categories

Go Fish Symbol Aid to help students with the language related to this popular game. Created by

Janet Terranova. Posted 1/9/08.

Go Fish
Sugar Stand Candy Game by Valerie Robertson and Jennifer Wright.  Posted 11/21/08.
SugarGameDirections
SugarCandyGame
SugarCandyPix
Chicks and Snakes Game for artic, language, and fluency.  Contributed by Marilyn Morgan.  Posted 5/3/09.
ChicksSnakesDirections
Chicks
Snakes
Picnic and Apples Therapy Games for artic, lanuage, and fluency.  Contributed by Katherine Hildebrand.  Posted 9/13/09.
Picnic Rules
Basket2
Ants
Food1
Food2
Food3
Food4
Food5
Food6

Apple Picking Rules
Baskets
Good apples
Worms
Phillie Phanatic Game for artic, language, and fluency.  Contributed by Whitney Nickol, BCIU #22.  Posted 10/15/09.
Phillie Phanatic Game Board
Phanatic Route 
Speech Spuds Fun Game Created by Valerie Hannah.  Posted 10/15/09.
Speech Spuds 1
Speech Spuds 2

Twenty World Series Questions for artic, language, and fluency practice.  Created by

Roxanne Riviello, BCIU#22.  Posted 11/1/09.

20 WorldSeries Questions
Look out, Lobster!  Therapy game to reinforce artic or language.  Created by Sue Sexton.  Posted 11/1/09.
Look out Lobster1
Look out Lobster2

Hop, Step, and Jump into Good Speech  Physical game to involve students in artic, language, fluency activities. 

Created by Heidi Benson.  Posted 1/17/11.

Hop, Step, and Jump 
Picture Supports for What's In Ned's Head? by Brittany Alexander.  Posted 1/25/16.
What's in Ned's Head?