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Thursday, October 3, 2013
Poppin' good time in speech!
The lovely owner from THERASIMPLICITY.COM gave me my first animal popper. It was the penguin popper. Since then I have had to go out and buy 6 more. Geesh! I BLAME HER! We use them all the time in therapy now. I give a present tense (pop it) and the person who catches it has to shout out the past tense BEFORE they catch the pop. I give a multiple meaning word (pop it) and the one who catches the popper has to give me a sentence containing two of the meanings or give me both meanings. I give one to each student and they monitor each other's articulation. They get to pop it at someone on an error. I have a group that works for 20 minutes straight and reach their daily speech goal, the group gets to have popper wars for the next 2 minutes. My kids from the 6th to the 8th grade levels ALL LOVE MY POPPERS! I have a funny feeling that my purchasing days of poppers are not quite done yet. There are more out there. I only wish there was a DUCK! I NEED A DUCK!