Play Based Articulation Sheets – LATE SOUNDS


Looking for less structured, naturalistic ways to work on speech sounds in therapy and for parents at home? We have taken the hard work out of selecting targets for play-based speech intervention, allowing the child to lead the way. These activity ideas focus on later developing sounds and consonant clusters. Each page is themed and has a variety of target words – nouns, verbs, and adjectives, all containing the target sound.


Do you enjoy incorporating naturalistic play in your speech therapy sessions but have a hard time on choosing target words? Not all children are suitable for “drill-play” therapy activities using articulation cards. These idea-filled sheets featuring later developing sounds can support the SLP to engage in more play-based therapy with a list of words and activities featuring the target sound they are working on.

If you’ve ever struggled to think up of “words on the spot”, these sheets can be an easy reference to help guide, shape, and plan your speech therapy session.

Each page is organized around different language themes:
Verbs – a page full of actions to use in play (e.g., saw, see, sit, search, send)
Nouns – a page featuring names, things, and places (e.g., soap, circle, sandwich)
Adjectives – a page filled with describing activities (e.g., silly, soft, sore, sick)

Each page contains approximately 25-word targets, equaling about 75 target words to use in play for each sound. The word lists also contain the target sound in the initial and final positions.

❶ — Target speech sounds in a more naturalistic, play-based environment
❷ — Incorporate speech and language goals in your session or in mixed groups and preschool programs
❸ — Use focused stimulation and auditory bombardment
❹ — Help set up a naturalistic play setting for you to assess the target sounds in conversation
❺ — Support families to complete home practice using everyday play tasks

These sheets can be particularly useful for early intervention and preschool-aged children with speech and/or language goals.

✅ — Contains 11 early developing sounds: ch, j, l, r, s, sh, th, v, z, ‘l’ clusters, ‘r’ clusters, and ‘s’ clusters
✅ — Four activity-filled pages for each sound (approximately 75 words per sound).
✅ — Tips and information for parents such as: how to go from words-phrases-sentences, how to model the speech sound, how to feedback correct vs. incorrect responses
✅ — Everyday speech list for the fridge containing 9 core words that become part of the everyday home speech routine
✅ — Treasure hunt list to look for your sounds outside the speech room
⭐– Upgrade to the bundle and get ALL sounds, including clusters, at a discounted price!

This is a digital file and is licensed for one person to use. Upon purchase, you will receive a link to download the product. Printing and assembly of the product may be required. For more information about single-person use, please refer to our Terms of Use.

Do you need FREE 100 Trials for Speech no-prep worksheets? Sign up for my newsletter to get access to my Freebie Library of goodies that are aimed at your speech sound caseload.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Rebecca Reinking is an SLP who works privately with children who have speech sound disorders. She has a particular interest in phonological interventions and strives to connect and collaborate with speech scientists to bridge the gap between research and clinical practice.

Follow our 100,000-strong Instagram account: @adventuresinspeechpathology
Learn more about treating speech sound disorders and join our email list
Contact our support team: [email protected]
Watch short therapy-related clips on YouTube:


There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Play Based Articulation Sheets – LATE SOUNDS”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may also like…