10 Free Boom Cards for Speech Therapy
It's clear that speech-language pathologists love using Boom Cards in their speech therapy sessions. Whether working in-person or in teletherapy, these digital decks delight students of all ages and make planning next to nothing for SLPs.
Building your toolbox of Boom Cards can be overwhelming. There are so many options that it's hard to know what will be a good fit for you and your students. Getting some free decks is a great way to become familiar with Boom Cards and the many interactive features they offer.
If you have been using Boom Cards for a while, you may just be looking for some new decks to freshen up your sessions a bit. Either way, use the links below to snag tons of activities to try with your students now or whenever you're ready for something different!
Free Boom Cards for Articulation Therapy
/r/ Initial Articulation Cards
Your basic articulation cards... but in a digital format! Each of the 30 cards includes an /r/ initial target word, a picture, and an audio recording of that word. A speech therapy staple!
3-Element Clusters 'Click It' Game
This fast-paced game makes targeting 3-consonant /s/ clusters fun and motivating! Students won't complain about practicing as they race to be the first to find (and call out) the duplicated picture on each card.
/z/ Speech Practice & Doodling Activities
Work on /z/ in all word positions with several activities for each target word, including drawing a picture of it... right on the Boom Card!
Free Boom Cards for Language Therapy
Back To School Memory Game
This matching game uses school-themed vocabulary for an easy warm-up activity to use at the beginning of the year. It's loaded with language and versatility, and includes 9 different levels to cover your caseload.
Animal Description Activity
Work on description concepts by identifying adjectives for each animal photo presented in this speech therapy deck. This activity is fun for animal lovers and full of language.
Restaurant Flashlight Search Activity
Students explore darkened scenes of a fast-food restaurant using a flashlight overlay. You'll elicit tons of language and vocabulary from your elementary speech therapy caseload.
Regular and Irregular Past Tense Verbs
If you're like me, you're always looking for fun ways to target the past tense in speech therapy. In this deck, students identify which of the 4 choices completes a sentence about a picture using the appropriate past tense verb.
Illustrated Idioms in Context
Easily demonstrate the difference between literal and figurative meanings of idioms with this free deck. Students learn to use context to identify figurative language meaning in this fun activity.
Other Free Boom Cards for Speech Therapy
Ling 6 Sounds Detection Activities
For your young children with hearing loss who are using hearing aids or cochlear implants, use this deck to work on early Ling 6 sound skills!
Birthday Activities Boom Cards
This freebie helps you celebrate student birthdays... with zero prep or planning! It's loaded with language, personalization, and even a recording of the "Happy Birthday" song!
How many speech therapy Boom Card decks in your library are too many? Trick question– the limit does not exist 😆 So dive (or should I say click) in and use some of these freebies right away. Share the link to this post with your SLP friends and colleagues so they can get in on the free Boom Card fun, too!
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