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parentscan Ideas for Parents of Children with Speech Language Delays Bubble Play Using bubbles along with songs can enhance speech-language development of young children in outdoor play. The following adapted bubble songs can be easily implemented by parents and siblings.

1. Variation on “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star” Bubbles, bubbles way up high, bubbles, bubbles touch the sky. Bubbles, bubbles, way down low, bubbles on the ground below. Bubbles, bubbles in the air, bubbles, bubbles everywhere!

3. Variation on “ "Farmer in the Dell" Bubbles in the air, bubbles in the air, I reach to pop them, bubbles in the air. Bubbles on my toes, bubbles on my toes If I blow them down low, there are bubbles on my toes. Bubbles in my hair, bubbles in my hair, If I blow them up high, there are bubbles in my hair.

Written by team Therabeat Jennifer W. Puckett, MT-BC, NMT, Chelsea Kinsler, MTBC, Alison Williams, MMed, MT-BC, Hannah Bush, MTBC, NMT, and Ashley Frazier, MT-BC from Therabeat, Inc.

2. Variation on “Old McDonald” Bubbles, bubbles all around “B,” “B,” “B,” “B,” “B.” We can “pop” them all around “P,” “P,” “P,” “P,” “POP!” With a “B,” “B,” “B,” and a “P,” “P”, “P,” here a “P” there a “B” everywhere a “P,” “B.” Bubbles, bubbles, all around “B,” “B,” “P,” “P,” “POP!”

4. Variation on “Like to Eat Apples and Bananas”  "I like to pop, pop, pop     Pop the bubbles (pop, pop, pop).     I like to pop, pop, pop,     Pop the bubbles (pop, pop, pop).    I like to pop, pop, pop,     Pop the bubbles (pop, pop, pop). Replace “I” with your child's name and add in sounds or words that need to be practiced.

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The focus of imagine 2014 is on family-centered practice – a trend taking hold in music therapy circles worldwide. While many practitioners...

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The focus of imagine 2014 is on family-centered practice – a trend taking hold in music therapy circles worldwide. While many practitioners...