BLUE: Speech Therapy Theme

Light up your speech therapy sessions with these blue themed ideas in honor of "Light It Up Blue" for Autism Speaks on April 2nd.

  • Have A Blue Runway Fashion Show
    • Fill a dress up box with blue hats, scarves, coats, shirts, jewelry, headbands, ties, sunglasses. etc.
    • Give a blue ribbon for the best outfit
  • Create A Blue Scavenger Hunt
    • Search for blue items and create a blue treasure box. (cups, magnets, feathers, spoons, balls, etc.) See who can create the best story using all the random items found.
    • Repeat with blue magazine cut outs
  • Blue Painters Tape (create floor games) 
    • Roads for vehicles
    • Balance beam walks
    • Giant tic tac toe boards
    • Hopscotch games
    • Bean bag toss game boards
  • Talk about what it means to “feel blue” (idioms, symbolic language) Use The Blue Day Book 
  • Working with older kids? Here’s a lesson plan on Picasso’s Blue Period
  • Eat Blue Snacks
    • Blueberries
    • Blue corn tortilla chips
  • Blue Balloons
    • Fill a large box with light and dark blue balloons and let your child’s imagination fly. Challenge them to make up rules for a game they create.
    • Blow up a balloon. Don’t tie it, but hold it tight. Ready, set, go! Let it fly! This is a guarantee for some laughs!
  • Make A Blue Sensory Bottle
  • Listen To A Blue Song - watch & sing along, then make up your own verses.
  • Search For The Word Blue - Write out several sentences using the word blue. Then have the child search the page and use a blue highlighter to identify everywhere they see the word “blue”.
  • Blue Art - Grab a poster board or large piece of butcher paper and draw a blue sky and a blue ocean. Have kids use stickers, crayons, paint, or markers to add other blue objects.
  • Brainstorm other words that are BL blends: bland, block, black, blond, blind, and blog
  • Make tongue twisters with words that rhyme with blue - shoe, moo, dew, chew, drew, glue, clue, choo
  • Read Blue Books