We use so many fun learning materials with our kids at Le Chemin ABA!
I always say I have the best job in the world – I get to play all day! 🙂
One of my favorite therapy tools are puzzles.
There are many wonderful ways to use puzzles to build a variety of important skills!
1.Build visual performance skills by putting a puzzle together the traditional way.
Buy this Frozen giant wall puzzle (35 pieces).
2.Teach your child to request each piece needed to complete the puzzle by using one simple and clear vocabulary word at a time (for example, he or she can ask for “pig”, “cow”, “chicken”, piece by piece when putting in the pieces of a farm animals puzzle.
Buy this farm animals puzzle.
3.Help build your child’s vocabulary by labeling each piece as he or she puts it in.
Buy the amazing vocabulary building puzzle.
4.Work on turn taking – you put one piece in and then your child puts one piece in.
Buy these adorable Minions jigsaw puzzles (pack of 4)
5.Build your child’s receptive language skills by asking your child to “find the duck” or “find the car” and put it in.
Buy this vehicles peg puzzle.
6.Work on sensory integration by hiding each puzzle piece in a sensory bin (learn to make a dinosaur sensory box here) and asking your child to find it before putting it into the puzzle board or assembling the puzzle.
Buy this gorgeous wooden dinosaurs puzzle.
I hope you enjoyed this article and that these puzzles bring you and your child hours of learning joy! Please let me know how you teach your child using puzzles in the comments below! ♥
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