Apps to Promote Speech for Babies
Apps to Promote Speech for Babies
Speech development is a very important part of a child’s development. Nowadays, there are various apps that you can use at home to promote speech for babies. The apps can be downloaded either from Google Play or from the Play Store. Following are some of these apps listed:
This app is one of the best when it comes to teaching first words to babies and toddlers. It has games with over 120 common words. The app makes use of flashcards for more than 11 categories like clothes, vehicles, animals, toys, pets, food, eating time, bath time, at the park etc. The high-quality pictures keep babies engaged in the games. The games contain colourful pictures and realistic animations and sounds for various categories. Every picture includes a professional pronunciation of the picture on the flashcard. Parents and children, can enjoy these games and play together.
The Babytalk app helps babies learn about animals, people, and things that they see in their daily life. You can personalise this app as per your child’s requirements. You can personalise any objects such as animals, toys, people, characters etc. This feature makes this app unique. You can even record your own voice to accompany the photos. Another added feature of the app is that when you touch a photo, it responds with the name. Children love rewards and this app comes with some. The Baby Talk App is available in English as well as Spanish. The app also allows you to save your data and share it with other family and friends for use. It is certainly an app that grows with your child!
The Learn & Play by Fischer-Price is a play-based app. It has games and activities about alphabets, colours, shapes and a lot more. Researchers and academic scholars have designed these games and activities. . Each game and activity is tested for ‘Fun’ by children. The app does what it says. It is recommended for children between 0-3 years of age. It helps your child learn through play. The app is Kid-safe and Ad-free. There are two modes of play: Let them Play and Play Together. Learn & Play by Fischer-Price is enjoyed by both parents and children. It can help promote speech for babies.
The Sesame Street App has hundreds of fun videos and educational games. The app is Kid-safe and Ad-Free to use. The videos and games are designed to teach children various skills. It has the following learning areas: Arts, Emotional Development, Health, Math, Logic & Reasoning, Literacy, Science and Social Development. The Sesame Street App has various features. All the games and videos are free and unlimitedly accessible. Not only is it Kid-Safe, but Kid-Friendly as well. You can create your own account and save your favourite videos for later. You can filter the games and videos by selecting a specific learning area. The added advantage is that you can access your watch and play history any time. Have fun using the app!
5. Speech Blubs
Speech Blubs is a fun app that can be used to target language skills. The app is recommended for children between 1-8 years of age. You can introduce children to various categories like numbers, colours, shapes, animals and much more. It also focuses on building sentences with attractive animated characters. The app keeps children engaged and interested in the activities. You can make use of these activities as they are used are fun and educational. There are various advantages of using this app such as it contains video models of a child saying the words. Photo/video recordings of your child with fun filters/stickers are an additional feature that you can use.
This app helps to teach your baby to communicate using signs. You can promote speech in babies using signs and gestures. Using this app, you can choose your preferred sign language such as American Sign Language (ASL), Australian Sign Language (Auslan), British Sign Language (BSL), Hong Kong Sign Language (HKSL) and New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL). The app is free to use and try a few signs. You can later choose to buy a full version of the app. You can easily search for a sign. Create a favourite list for the signs. The app uses interactive flashcards and you can also add your own pictures. You can also test your child’s signing skills using the quiz section. The app is quite simple to use. It is also Kid-safe and Ad-Free to use.
It is important to remember that any app that you use with your child must be done by consulting a qualified speech-language pathologist. We at 1SpecialPlace have a team of trained speech-language pathologists who help children communicate. Consult with us today!!