Can you defeat the plant monster!? MWAHAHAHA. Please read to make sure this game will work for you!
Fun, exciting digital game with animations (working spinner, moving monster, fireworks show!) designed to be used during teletherapy sessions for speech therapy (also works for occupational therapy or for eLearning!) Players take turns spinning the spinner and trying to move the bugs into their nets. Watch out! If you land on plant monster (mwahahaha) the monster will laugh an evil laugh, grow bigger, and eat one of your bugs! The finale of the game has a trophy, a link to play celebratory music, and an animated fireworks show!
Use this game to address just about any speech-language goal or simply as reinforcement during any therapy/academic task of your choice! Note, this can be played on a PC or a Mac computer but you must have PowerPoint installed for it to work! You do not need to have a touch screen and you do not need to be using a teletherapy platform that allows the student to control the mouse. Simply start the spinner and then have the student shout, "Stop!" so you know when to click. However, if using a platform such as Zoom, you can give the student mouse control if desired in order to allow them to spin the spinner or move the game pieces themselves! This game plays well during individual and group teletherapy sessions! It has been tested during at least 20 teletherapy sessions and has been a huge hit with ages 3-12! You can adjust the length of game play as well by adding or deleting bugs (instructions included on how to do that), but this can easily be played for an entire 45-55 minute session!
For speech-language therapy sessions, use this game to address:
•Categorization & direction-following: Require the student to name items within basic categories (ex: bugs, vegetables, clothing). Ask them to find or name items that you describe that belonging to certain categories (e.g., “This is a vegetable that is orange and that a bunny likes to eat”) or in different locations. Require the student to state the category name given a list of items (e.g., “Ladybug, spider, and grasshopper are all kinds of ________.”)
•Describing: Copy and paste a picture of your choice into slide 12 and use the visuals provided to describe it.
•Comparing/contrasting: Copy and paste two pictures of your choice into slide 13 at the top of the Venn Diagram and use the visuals provided to compare/contrast them.
•Increasing use and comprehension of specific vocabulary including adjectives, features, location concepts, and quantity concepts: Require the student to use specific vocabulary to describe which bug they would like and where they would like to put it. Practice location concepts such as next to, above/below, between, quantity concepts such as all, some, none, a few, many, adjectives such as striped, small, orange, and features such as wings, stem.
•Explaining word relationships: Use pages 14-15 to practice, “How do the words _____ and _____ go together?”
•Completing analogies: Use pages 16-17 to practice completing analogies by filling in the blanks.
*Includes colorful graphics to help with describing and comparing/contrasting using category information, action/function, appearance (size, shape, color), material, parts/features, location, and additional information. Also includes cards for explaining word relationships and completing analogies!
And more! There are so many vocabulary words in this resource that working on articulation is a breeze no matter the target sounds!
Having trouble or not sure this will work on your computer? Send me a DM on Instagram (@spiffyspeech) and I'll try to help!
This resource is included as part of my Digital Games Bundle.