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Speech is all about talking, no doubt, but sometimes, it's really important to just listen. When I am testing my kiddos to see if they are listening to me, I like to work a few of their speech errors into my own speech. While I've had them verbally say if it was right/wrong in the past, today I thought of another alternative.
Since it seems that when I make a right/wrong error, the kids love to scream NO! and YES! at me, I decided to give them something to push into the air instead (I know it's all in good fun, but who likes being yelled at all the time?). My "orange" stick means it was a nice sound, the "pretzel" stick says that I was all twisted up and need a little work. This worked nicely for my first graders today. From there, you can pick a kiddo to tell you how to fix it.
First, you just need some bulletin board cutouts. I find these at the teachers store and they are pretty cheap. I used basketball and baseball ones below.
Aside from the bulletin board cutouts, you just need some Popsicle sticks and tape!
I made yes/no ones, as well, for other activities.
Easy peesy lemon squeeze-y, right?