It is definitely still summer as far as I'm concerned, although I know students will be heading back to school over the next few weeks. Today I've got some articles sharing some fun and educational ideas to help you get through the final stretch of summer and into 'back to school' mode.
9 car games to boost your child's speech development | Love That Max. This guest post written by speech pathologist, Katie Yeh (from one of my favorite speech blogs, Playing With Words 365), provides 9 fun games that you can play with your children to develop speech during your final road trips of the summer.
Summer Journals | Fundanoodle. Michelle Yoder, OTR/L has created a "story starter" to help kids write about their summer vacation experiences. What a fun way to sneak in some handwriting as summer winds down! Could also be used by school OTs as a fun back to school activity.
10 Things All Teachers Need to Know when Teaching Handwriting | Miss Mancy's Blog. Great tips from an OT for teaching young children how to write. Just in time for getting your kids ready for back to school time.