How to Adapt a JENGA game for Speech-Language Therapy

by FS&TS

By Sue Jaeger, M.S., CCC-SLP

Here are a couple of ideas how to take an inexpensive Jenga game for vocabulary or grammar tasks. 

Materials Needed:

  • 4 colored permanent markers
  • Jenga/TumblingTower gam

 

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How To: 

  •  Choose 4 types of language tasks for each tower and assign a color to each 
  • Make a key to keep for reference
  • Extra tip: this can easily be modified to address speech by choosing  4 different articulation sounds or syllable shapes!!!

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Decide what tasks you’re going to complete, each time you slide out a block find the correct colored word corresponding to that task.  

Vocabulary Examples: 

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