Tuesday, December 30, 2014

My Top Board Games of 2014!

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With our younger students, a game is what turns a boring day of articulation drill into the best day ever! My board game collection is forever growing. I am always on the hunt for a new game that will bring a breath of fresh air (and excited little ones) into my therapy sessions. I wanted to post my list of Top Board Games in 2014. This list doesn't necessarily include my favorite games, it's my students' favorites.
Since SLPs are always on the hunt for new, fun games to use in therapy, I thought I would make this a linky party. After all, I want to hear your favorites, too! To link up, write an original blog post that includes the linky graphic above.  Make sure the graphic links back to this blog post so others can find it and link up, too. In your post, list your board games of 2014 and make sure you link up at the bottom of this post to share!
In no particular order, here are the 6 games that were most requested in my speech room this year!
This is a simple game that can be used to target colors, counting, turn taking, sorting, and more. Throw in a deck of articulation cards, and it turns into a speech game, too!
My boys really like this game because they get to build bugs! To play, roll the dice and the number the dice lands on corresponds with a bug body piece. The first one to complete their bug wins!
This game was created by a kid- so of course it's fun! 
Oh Pop the Pig, what would I do without you? I have gotten so many stubborn little ones to willingly participate in therapy with this super fun game. Roll the dice, feed the pig, and wait for him to pop! 
There are a lot of good activities that go along with this game on TpT. Busy Bee Speech has a few! Check them out here! Knock out some ice blocks while you target some goals… I like it!
Here is another oldie but goodie that is also a hit with the boys. The game comes with some really gross stuff. I also like to add my own items into Ned's Head- articulation cards, vocabulary items, sensory items, objects that you can use for descriptive words, etc. 

I hope you will link up below because I would love to hear what your favorites are!! If you don't have a blog and can't link up, leave a comment below with your top board games of 2014!





2 comments:

  1. Thanks for hosting the Linky Party Kristin! Lots of great game ideas.
    www.beautifulspeechlife.com

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  2. Thanks for hosting! Love Pop the Pig too!

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