Turtle Talk®

Fluency and Language Game

By Monica Gustafson and Keri Spielvogle

Grades PreK and Up

SKU
GB137
Rating:
93% of 100
$69.95

1,440 questions/answers on 240 illustrated playing cards to help your students use smooth and easy speech. Includes BIG 16" x 16" sturdy game board, durable plastic turtle, 72 foam Turtle Tokens™, a 16-page booklet with suggested answers, pawns, and dice.

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1,440 questions/answers on 240 illustrated playing cards to help your students use smooth and easy speech. Includes BIG 16" x 16" sturdy game board, durable plastic turtle, 72 foam Turtle Tokens™, a 16-page booklet with suggested answers, pawns, and dice.

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Author(s) Monica Gustafson and Keri Spielvogle
Topic Best Sellers, Evidence-Based Products, Fluency, Games, Grammar and Syntax, Hearing and Sign Language, Stuttering/Dysfluency, Vocabulary
Brand Super Duper Publications

Turtle Talk®

This friendly turtle wants to help students achieve smooth and easy speech.

In this innovative fluency and language game, players pick a card, answer a skill level question, roll the die, "skate" around the board, and collect Turtle Tokens as they go! Turtle Talk is ideal for non-readers also.

Turtle Talk has 240 fluency/language cards that are divided into six categories: Animals, Around the Home, Food, Holidays and Seasons, Occupations, and Things you Wear. Each card has 6 questions on one side and a colorful illustration on the other side. Use the illustration to help elicit desired responses. Turtle Talk is also flexible enough to target a student's individual skill level. For fluency, the game targets 6 skill levels that increase in difficulty.

Turtle Talk Fluency and Language Game

  • Game board (16" x 16")
  • 72 foam Turtle Tokens
  • 240 cards (2⅓" x 3⅛")
  • 6 Pawns
  • 2 Dice
  • Durable plastic turtle
  • Instructions with game variations
  • Booklet with suggested answers
  • Reproducible awards (6)
Customer Reviews
  1. BCBA recommended
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    Our BCBA recommended it and it was 50% off. Our son loves it.

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  2. Turtle Talk
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    My students have really enjoyed this game. My students were able to answer questions and motivated because of the turtle.

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  3. Turtle Talk
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    I purchased the Turtle Talk Game in anticipation of a new student on my caseload in the fall. Can't wait to use it with him to improve his fluency skills.

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  4. Versatile game
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    I've used this resource to address both fluency and language goals, and found it holds my student's interest well.

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  5. Great Game!
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    My students from Kindergarten to 4th grade really enjoy playing this game. I love that the materials target a range of different skills beyond fluency. In one group we can target fluency, receptive language, and expressive language. And the kids have fun!

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  6. Turtle Talk
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    Love this game! It can be used for all ages and all therapy needs. Kids think it is great, too!

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  7. Versatile and FUN!
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    My students LOVE this game! It is very versatile, and can be used for a variety of goals from basic vocabulary and language expansion to fluency. Now I need another one to keep at my second building.

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  8. Fun for kids!
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    My student really enjoyed playing this game. The board, turtle, and tokens were a nice change from our typical cards and magnetic chips. I wish the board were a little more interactive with more evenly spaced sections to land on (spaces) and more than just "take 1" or "take 2" tokens. But we just created some rules on our own. The cards are useful, or you can easily use a different deck.

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  9. My go to game
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    This is a very cute game. I like that many goals can be targeted and it can be used with multiple students.

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  10. Fun learning game
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    My 4-year-old loves this game! Sometimes it's fun to just use the cards and ask the questions, but he likes the purpose of moving around the board and collecting tokens from the turtle. The questions are really thought provoking and some too hard for him, but this is definitely a game that can grow with him and we adjust for his age and abilities.

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  11. They love the turtles!
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    My two girls are 3 & 6 and both love playing this game with the turtles! I've found them sitting around with the game out a few times trying to play on their own (even though they are not yet able to read the cards by themselves). It's great that the cards have so many options each so you can select what skill level best fits each kid. Great game!

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  12. Lots of FUN!
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    We really enjoy the Turtle Talk game. While there are multiple skill levels questions on each card, we enjoy doing all of them (when possible) because it's so much fun. The kids really like getting turtle tokens after completing their turn. We have the child whose turn it is hold the turtle and they LOVE that!

    Lots of fun. Great for practicing fluency and language!

    I received a sample in exchange for my honest opinion.

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  13. Good Fluency Product
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    This helps motivate students to work on fluency.

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  14. Great for all levels!
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    This game is great for all grades and language and/or fluency levels.

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  15. Great lifesaver!
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    I work with kids from K-4th grade and every single one of them LOVE this game! They get excited to get the tokens from the turtle and love to use their imagination to answer the questions. I've even incorporated this into artic drills!

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  16. Turtle Talk!
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    I really like this game! It's great for language and fluency. You can use it for so many things in therapy! I really like the stimuli, the pictures, and the questions. My students love moving around the board and collecting tokens! All around great product!

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  17. Turtle Talk is Wonderful
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    I work with a number of children who suffer from stuttering and disfluency. After introducing them to this game there speech has dramatically improved. They associate the turtle and how it moves to how they should speak. Slow and steady. It truly is a wonderful game and my kids and I love it immensely.

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  18. Great Game
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    I love all the cards and many different ways this game can be used! I do like that the gameboard is quick and we can finish a game in one session!!

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  19. Versatile game
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    This game has been great to use with many of my students. It's easy to use the materials to target different skills such as fluency, receptive language, and expressive language. The students love the game and find it motivating.

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  20. Great game
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    This game is great, kids love to play with it. You can use with preschooler and older kids also. It has lots of questions and categories to choose from.

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  21. great game
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    I have been using this game with my ASD students for about 3 years. All my students love it! I teach middle school kids now and it is great that each card can be adapted to that child's level. Previously used it with k-5 students with great success. This game is always a favorite!

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  22. Fun Game!
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    Turtle Talk is a fun game for my 3-year-olds, as well as my upper elementary students. I love how there is no "finish" and you can stop whenever you want and the winner is the one with the most tokens. Works well even for shorter therapy sessions. All the kids love the turtle!

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  23. Lets the children know what they are expected to do.
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    Turtle talk not only is an excellent tool to work on fluency, but also language ...vocabulary, classification, comaprrisons and contrasts, reasoning, and formulation skills. It is a mutifaceted tool.

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  24. Great for Categories
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    Turtle Talk is pretty awesome because of the varied things you can use it with - however I have found that the difficulty level of some of the cards are pretty high for the younger kiddos.

    When I attempted to use this game with older kiddos, they were turned off by the youthful appearance of the game - so I utilized the cards instead of the board.

    Good for categories and storytelling.

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  25. Fun and flexible!
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    It's great to have a game that is so fun for kids, and yet flexible enough to adapt to their needs. The kids I work with love the turtle and tokens!

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  26. Turtle Talk
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    My students really like this game! I use it when working on fluency, language, and articulation carryover. The kids really like getting the "turtle tokens."

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  27. Turtle Talk
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    I have found Turtle Talk to be beneficial for eliciting language skills. It is primarily designed to address fluency skills. Since language and fluency are often interrelated, the stimulus items, pictures, and hierarchy of language tasks are very helpful. I even use the product to elicit speech when addressing sound system disorders.

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  28. Turtle Talk Review
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    Just rec'd this product and can't believe how much information it covers.
    If you are looking for a game that covers many different areas of language this is it!
    Generalizing skills are the most difficult part in teaching any child with difficulties. I highly recommend this game, it covers vocabulary, describing, sequencing, critical thinking, listening, reading and story telling. I was not disappointed with this product.

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Turtle Talk®
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