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Improve Speech with These 5 Articulation Games in Speech Therapy

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Articulation Arcade - 5 articulation games for speech

As a speech-language pathologist, having a variety of engaging articulation games is so important for effective speech therapy. Children need to have fun while learning to maintain their interest and motivation.


Introducing Articulation Arcade, a specialised speech therapy app tailored for children with articulation delay and articulation disorders. This innovative app features five entertaining and interactive articulation games: Four in a Row, Bingo, Spin the Wheel, Scratchcards, and Matching. Each game offers a dynamic way for children to practice their target sounds across different levels, from words to phrases and sentences, effectively enhancing their articulation skills

Four in a Row game for speech sound practice
Four in a Row game for speech sound practice

Interactive Four in a Row Game for Speech Sound Practice


In the Four in a Row game, the child drops a counter and then has to say the word they landed on. The parent or therapist then takes a turn, providing an another opportunity for the child to hear the correct pronunciation. The game continues until one player gets four counters in a row, at which point they are declared the winner.


Matching: A Fun Articulation Game to Enhance Speech Skills

Matching: A Fun Articulation Game to Enhance Speech Skills
Matching: A Fun Articulation Game to Enhance Speech Skills


The Matching game is a fun twist on the classic memory matching game. The child has to find pairs of matching cards and say the target words. The app version of this game features engaging animations and sound effects that keep children engaged and motivated.





Bingo Articulation Game: Fun and Effective Speech Practice

Bingo Articulation Game: Fun and Effective Speech Practice
Bingo Articulation Game: Fun and Effective Speech Practice

Bingo is another popular articulation game included in Articulation Arcade. The child stamps the correct picture when the name of a picture is called out, with the goal of getting four in a row to win the game.








Interactive Spin the Wheel Game to Improve Speech Skills

Spin the Wheel Game to Improve Speech Skills
Spin the Wheel Game to Improve Speech Skills

Spin the Wheel is a simple yet engaging speech therapy game in which the child spins a wheel and then has to say the word they land on. A new picture appears after each turn, providing a variety of practice opportunities.






Fun Scratchcards Game for Speech Therapy

Scratchcards Game for Speech Therapy
Scratchcards Game for Speech Therapy

The Scratchcards game is a fun and interactive way for children to practice their target sounds. The child scratches the card to reveal a hidden picture, then practices saying the target sound at word, phrase, or sentence level.






Flashcards and Star Rewards: Motivational Tools in Speech Therapy

Motivational Tools in Speech Therapy
Motivational Tools in Speech Therapy

In addition to these speech therapy games, Articulation Arcade also includes flashcards and a star rewards system to help keep children engaged and motivated. The flashcards feature allows children to practice their target sounds at their own pace, with a star being awarded for each correct pronunciation. This can help children stay motivated and competitive, as they strive to earn as many stars as possible.

Overall, Articulation Arcade is a valuable tool for speech and language therapists looking for motivating and engaging articulation games to use in speech therapy. By providing a variety of interactive and fun ways to practice target sounds, the app can help children make significant progress in improving speech. The app is available on the App Store, and a lite version can be downloaded for free. The app is perfect for use in the clinic or as part of speech therapy at home.

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Articulation Arcade: Articulation Games for Speech Therapy

Articulation Arcade is available on the AppStore. Try the lite version of the app for free.

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