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October

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               OCTOBER!
 
 
 Simple Activities that will help your child use their skills in a
real life environment
 
 
 
Week 1:
 Sounds:  Talk about the different kinds of costumes that you might see when you go trick or treating.  Think of a costume that has your sound in it and tell 5 things about the costume.  Make sure that you say the name of the costume in each sentence.  For example:  Batman.  A Batman costume has a cape.  A Batman costume is black.......
Language:  Have your child to talk about all the different costumes you will see when trick or treating.  Have them put the costumes into 2 groups, costumes that are scary and costumes that are not funny.
 
 
Week 2:
 Sounds:  Read a Halloween book together and look for 5 words from the book that has their sound in it.  Then retell the story using the words that you found in the story.

Language
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 Write down the word Halloween and think of a word that goes with Halloween using each letter of the word.  For example, H - Haunted house, A - Apples.... 
 
Week 3:
 Sounds: Get out the candy you will be passing out for Trick or Treat and see which kind of candy has your sound in them.  Then say them in the following sentence:  "I hope I get ___________ when I go Trick or Treating".

Language
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 Get out he candy that you will be passing out for Trick or Treating and sort it into different groups (i.e. chocolatey, sour, chewy...).  After you sort it into different groups, pick out 2 pieces and describe what they look like and how they taste.
 
 
Week 4:
 Sounds When they get home from Trick or Treating, have your child look thru all of their candy and find the ones that have their sound(s) in them.
Language:  Before you go Trick or Treating, have your child predict what type of candy they will get the most of.  When you come back from Trick or Treating,  sort the candy to see if their prediction was correct.  Also, describe what their favorite candy was they got and explain why it was thier favorite.
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