Egg-citing Speech Therapy Activity

I am excited to share with you an eggciting therapy activity.  I got this idea from some colleagues of mine in San Diego.  I love this idea and all its implication.

Supplies for this speech activity:

  1. plastic eggs
  2. egg carton
  3. small erasers or toys

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What kind of speech activities and goals can you work on?

Here are some ideas of thing that I have done with these eggciting eggs.

  1. Working on 2-4 word repetitive phrases.  “I open the egg”, “I pick this one”, “Pick the pink egg”,” I close the egg”,  etc.
  2. Categorization:  I have gotten a little eggcited and I actually have a few sets of eggs.
    • I have one set that is food.  I use this to practice labeling as well as grouping within the food category.  I am so eggcited, as I just purchased the fast food erasers from amazon.com.
    • Another set I have is vehicles.  We talk about whether the vehicle goes in the sky, water, or on land.  For my little ones, we practice making sounds with our vehicles.
    • Animals, animals, and more animals!  I could probably have a few sets of animals.  In my current animal set, I have a few animals that are pets, live in the ocean, and/or live on a farm.  We work on labeling the animals and putting them in groups.  For my minimally verbal and young ones, we make animals sounds.
    • Multisyllabic word set.  Perfect for working on multisyllabic words and length of utterance.
  3. When a child opens the egg, we practice labeling, describing, categorization, and function.  This can easily be altered according to the level of the student.

What are some of your ideas for “eggciting therapy”?