Speech Therapy ....... Sound Spinner
Sound spinner is a simple activity to practice putting different
sounds e.g. s, sh, t, h, k etc. before vowel sounds e.g oo, oh,
oar, eye, ah, ee
Select the picture to see a bigger view.
If you are unsure about the suitability of this game for your
child please check with your speech therapist.
To play game
- Place the starting sound you have chosen on the arrow e.g. sh
- Spin the arrow
- Child says the starting sound followed by the vowel sound e.g. sh
- Spin again
- After 10 successful spins reward with a well done sticker (set a higher
or lower number for the next time depending on how easy the activity
was for the child)
To make game
- You will need - stiff card, a split pin, a small bead, clear sticky
back plastic (or laminate), sticky back Velcro, pictures to represent
- Print vowel
sound pictures from your browser (ah, oo, ee, eye, oh, oar)
- Use other clipart or drawn images to represent
- Ask your speech therapist for ideas for pictures
to represent vowel sounds. (They may use a specific picture scheme)
- Cut out the vowel sound pictures and stick them around the edge of
your card base.
- Cover the base in clear sticky back plastic or laminate to make it
- Make an arrow out of card, punch a small hole in the center of the
- Attach the arrow to the center of the card base, use a split pin and
a bead to make it rotate freely.
- Stick a small piece of 'soft' sticky back Velcro onto the end of the
- Stick a strip of 'soft' sticky back Velcro onto the bottom of your
card base to store your starting sound cards.
- Use small squares of card to make your starting sound squares, we
chose s, sh, f, h and k as these are beginning sounds that we are currently
- Stick a small square of 'hooky' sticky back Velcro on the back of
each starting sound square.
Go to our downloads page
to get the zipped Publisher file of the Sound Spinner. This was kindly
prepared for us by Duncan Taylor.
| Sound Spinner Introduction | Finished
Spinner | Vowel pictures |