People often think of "pour" as a word to describe getting water or juice into a cup. Here are some fun and functional ideas to take you beyond your thirst:
Be creative and have fun!
Kids love to throw. Here are some fun and interactive ways to teach the word "throw" to beginning language learners at the 1-3 word level:
As always, make sure to vary the context to prevent "chunked phrases" such as the word throw always being said as "throw ball."
"I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back." Maya Angelou
Open is a powerful word for children-- especially when it gains them access to a box of cookies! Children with language delays require exposure across a variety of contexts. This type of repeated exposure in which the child hears the word over and over is called "flooding." Here are some ways to flood the word "open" with beginning language learners at the 1-3 word level.
As always, make sure to vary the context to prevent "chunked phrases" such as the word open always being said as "open door."
Most importantly, have fun!
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