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Stop & Say P
Articulation Activity Mat

Stop and Say P
Stop and Say P

Kids get to push a car along this articulation activity mat as they practice target sounds

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Stop and Say P
Stop and Say P

Kids get to push a car along this articulation activity mat as they practice target sounds

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On the road to awesome articulation! These activity mats, or speech streets, provide ample opportunities to produce target sound /p/ in all word positions. Students will love this alternative to flash cards and worksheets. Support goals such as lip closure, final consonant deletion, cluster reduction and more. A fun alternative to drills and workheets, this activity requires minimal prepping (print, laminate and go) and is a great resource to send home for follow-up practice.

What's Included?

•8 printable activity mats (4 color 4 BW) Each mat is the sized for one printer sheet (8x11) each mat features a road and 10 illustrations of target words.

•P in initial position features target words: pig, pear, pineapple, penguin, puzzle, pizza, paint, pie, pan, pancake

•P in medial position features target words: pumpkin, paper, popsicle, trampoline, popcorn, octopus, apple, zipper, hippo, people

•P in final position features target words: mop, soup, top, rope, soap, grape, hoop, cup, sheep, lollipop

•P blends (initial position) prize, pretzel, princess, plant, plate, playground, plane, printer, present, planets


How does it work? Encourage the student to play with a toy car on the activity mat. Model slow "ride" producing the sound in isolation (i.e. p...p..p...pan) on the white lines and stopping at each stop sign to say each target word.

Why does Stop & Say work? As students remain motivated and engaged, they are likely to put more effort into producing target sounds. In addition, the illustrations are child-friendly and the words are easy to comprehend. Students are likely to produce (or at least try to produce) words they can understand and relate to.

A few pages appear upside down on screen: They are designed that way so that, if you choose, you can print 4 per page in landscape format and the 4 roads will connect to one another.

Note:

•Printable material only. Car not included. Don't have a toy car handy? no worries. Small items such as a penny, bingo chip or paper clip work just as well.

•Colors may vary depending on printer quality.

Facilitate "R" at Home A printable that describes 10 ways caregivers my help students achieve articulation goals.  Learn More

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