Bilinguistics.com is a great website for speech therapy resources! After reading one of their articles, your average car ride will metamorphosis into a opportunity for speech and language advancement! Driving down the highway, stopping at stop signs, braking for pedestrians…these situations can all be utilized to practice vocabulary, descriptions and even sentence structuring!
· Try to illustrate the vehicle beside you in detail. What does it looks like? Are the tires big or are the tires small? Describe vehicles you see on the road in vivid words (e.g., shiny blue jeep, fast green motorcycle, noisy car).
· Always speak using complete sentences- this will assist your child in describing what they see when riding in the car (e.g., “I see a truck with smoke,” “I see a horse on the grass”).
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