Designed to be used during teletherapy sessions for speech therapy (also works for occupational therapy or for eLearning!) This game requires PowerPoint to play and will not work in Google Slides!
One player hides an object from the left column behind any object on the shelves by clicking and dragging it behind. The other player tries to guess where the object is hiding by asking yes/no questions or providing descriptions containing specific vocabulary, adjectives/attributes, and/or location concepts. When all rounds are complete, the player who found the hidden object(s) in the fewest number of guesses is the winner!
If using a platform such as Zoom, the student can be given mouse control in order to hide an object while your eyes are closed. Alternatively, the child can "hide" an object by writing or drawing on paper where they want the object to be hidden and then holding up the paper once the therapist/educator has guessed correctly!
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 green, leafy, and might be in a salad”) 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 5 and use the visuals provided to describe it.
•Comparing/contrasting: Copy and paste two pictures of your choice into slide 6 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 and location concepts to describe. Use the slide on page 9 to have the student follow directions containing location concepts or express location concepts based on where you have placed objects relative to one another.
•Explaining word relationships: Use page 7 to practice, “How do the words _____ and _____ go together?”
•Stating the word that does not belong: Use page 8 to practice answering, "Which word doesn't belong?" and "Why not?"
*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 stating the word that does not belong.
And more! There are so many spring-themed vocabulary words in this resource that working on articulation is a breeze no matter the target sounds!
This is included in my Digital Games Bundle.