Teaching emotional vocabulary

Teaching emotional vocabulary

‘Did you know we have eight primary in-built emotions? Joy (happiness) Sadness Anger Fear (scared) Suprise Disgust Interest Shame Our secondary emotions are linked to these and reflect an emotional reaction to specific feelings, they are learned from...
Multi purpose Headbands!

Multi purpose Headbands!

Multi purpose Headbands! My favourite resource, although difficult to limit it down to one, would be the game ‘Head Banz’. I use this game in a variety of ways, using the cards as flashcards for vocabulary learning, categorising, practicing word...
Are you ‘Word Aware’?

Are you ‘Word Aware’?

Are you ‘Word Aware’? As speech and language therapists, both on a 1:1 basis and in small groups, supporting children with vocabulary difficulties is an integral part of our job. We are constantly on the look-out for effective resources and approaches to keep therapy...
Bryony’s favourite resource

Bryony’s favourite resource

Bryonoy’s favourite resource These cards are really useful in both therapy and assessment sessions. I use these for: naming, auditory memory games, semantics- category games, describing /odd one out, an informal speech sample, conversation starters to name but a...