The Ling 6 are crucial for children with cochlear implants. It has always amazed me that the /sh/ sound has always been one of the strongest of the Lings that AJ hears. It is often one of the hardest. One afternoon I found AJ and myself bored with our normal daily play activities. I pulled out his Ling Box and stared for a while. Somehow, food coloring popped into my head. I grabbed AJ's little watering can, some food coloring, and we headed into the bathroom. I wanted to play with the /sh/ sound a little bit, short & long, and came up with this!
Vocabulary Used During This Activity:
Splash, Splash, Splash
Fill it up!
Listen...(pause) "sshhhhhhhhhhhhh" while pouring water
Put it on! (watering can top)