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Articulation Playing Cards

Have you been wishing for an articulation card game to add to your speech room? These articulation playing cards are exactly what you've been wishing for!

Ever wish you could play card games in speech while targeting articulation skills? Now you can!

I made these versatile articulation playing card decks so you can play games like Go Fish, War, Crazy Eights, or even Memory – all with one deck! These cards are so versatile, you can even use them like normal flashcards. I’ve put them in sensory bins, hidden them for scavenger hunts, or just drilled articulation sounds with them.

Every deck contains 52 picture cards (obviously) and targets each sound in the initial, medial, and final positions.

For each deck, the diamond cards target initial sounds, the clubs target medial sounds, and the hearts target final sounds. The spade cards are mixed and include the sounds in a variety of positions!

For the /r/ deck, I’ve included cards for prevocalic r, ar, ear, air, ire, or, er, rl, and r blends which are fairly mixed up within the suits.

Have you been wishing for an articulation card game to add to your speech room? These articulation playing cards are exactly what you've been wishing for!

In addition, each deck comes with a nice cover that you can use to label your decks of cards!

Have you been wishing for an articulation card game to add to your speech room? These articulation playing cards are exactly what you've been wishing for!

Aren’t they pretty?!

My favorite game to play with these cards is War. If you don’t know how to play, you divide the deck evenly between all players. Each player flips over the top card of the deck at the same time. Whoever flips the highest number wins all of the cards. If you run out of cards, you’re out! Whoever has the most cards at the end of the session wins! I love it because you can play for 5 minutes or 30 minutes and the turns are fast meaning you get A TON of drill in! It’s also super easy to learn! For students at the sentence level, I have them make a sentence using both cards during War. For example, for the picture below they could say “The radio is in my office”.

Have you been wishing for an articulation card game to add to your speech room? These articulation playing cards are exactly what you've been wishing for!

Interested in buying these cards? Here’s some more information!

I currently have decks for the following sounds: s, z, l, r, g, and k. I hope to add other sounds in the future. You can buy each sound individually or buy a bundle of all of the sounds and save 20%. Click here or click the picture below to check out the bundle. From there you can click around to see each individual deck if you only need 1 or a couple of sounds.

Have you been wishing for an articulation card game to add to your speech room? These articulation playing cards are exactly what you've been wishing for!

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52 Comment

  1. Reply
    July 21, 2016 at 3:28 PM

    I love these! I’m a grad student and will be completing my fall placement in an elementary school and these would be so helpful!

  2. Reply
    Marge Blanc
    July 21, 2016 at 3:36 PM

    Shannon! You continue to amaze and inspire! Thank you!

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    Amy S.
    July 21, 2016 at 3:44 PM

    Terrific idea and the cards look great! What a useful to for articulation therapy – thanks!

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      Amy S.
      July 21, 2016 at 3:45 PM


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    July 21, 2016 at 3:54 PM

    These are SO pretty and useful! You always have the most creative materials! I am also a grad student and would absolutely love to have these! I start my elementary school externship in January and I know I could get a ton of use for these. Thanks for the chance to win these 🙂

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    July 21, 2016 at 4:31 PM

    Gorgeous cards! And so clever! Can’t wait to use these in therapy!

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    Regina Frey
    July 21, 2016 at 4:35 PM

    Great idea and very useful! As traveling itinerant therapist with high caseload, materials that are ready to use, easy to transport and able to be used for a variety of goals are lifesavers. Thanks!

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      July 28, 2016 at 8:32 AM

      You win! Send me an email to and I’ll send the product over!

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    Brooke Gaslow
    July 21, 2016 at 4:35 PM

    These look great! Would love to win them!

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    Annie G
    July 21, 2016 at 4:36 PM

    I love using cards in speech! These look great!

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    Amy Roberts
    July 21, 2016 at 4:51 PM

    These look perfect!!! My students love playing “real” card games!

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    Helen Wagner
    July 21, 2016 at 4:56 PM

    Oh wow!!, These are absolutely awesome!!!!! How wonderful!!! Great for all ages! They won’t want to drop playing!!!

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      Helen Wagner
      July 21, 2016 at 4:58 PM

      “Stop playing” !!!

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    July 21, 2016 at 5:02 PM

    What a great idea! Hoping to win these to begin my CF year!

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    Karina J.
    July 21, 2016 at 5:37 PM

    Another great and simple game to use and it’s quick too! I hope to add these to my card collection for the new school year!

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    Kymber Broadhead
    July 21, 2016 at 5:58 PM

    These look great! I’m starting grad school next year, but have had a chance to work with a client on a few sounds this past semester. Coming up with fun teaching ideas is tricky, so these cards look awesome!

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    July 21, 2016 at 6:01 PM

    I am a second year graduate student gearing up for my school placement in the fall! These cards would be a fabulous resource for articulation therapy!

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    July 21, 2016 at 6:41 PM

    Wow! What a great idea! I’m currently a grad student and have a few clients I could use these on!

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    July 21, 2016 at 6:44 PM

    I have been eyeing these awesome cards!! I am a CFY and have a TON of artic kiddos right now that would love these. I’ve gotten some of your products of TpT and use them basically everyday. This looks like such an awesome product!

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    July 21, 2016 at 8:12 PM

    My students love playing with cards but I’m tired of the same words and they are starting to too. These would be perfect to change things up a bit.

  18. Reply
    Stacey Henry
    July 21, 2016 at 9:05 PM

    Thank you for creating these! I absolutely have to have them as I have been working with only preschool and moving to elementary age!

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    July 21, 2016 at 9:27 PM

    This is fantastic! I’ll probably be in a school clinic placement in the fall so I’d definitely get some use out of them 🙂

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    July 21, 2016 at 9:49 PM

    These playing cards are beautiful! They would be a great addition to my artic supplies. Keep up the great work! 🙂

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    July 21, 2016 at 10:03 PM

    Love this! The kids think they have tricked you by picking a game, when the joke is on them and they are practicing their sounds 🙂

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    July 21, 2016 at 10:32 PM

    These are so amazing!! Could definitely be useful in my grad school externship!

  23. Reply
    July 21, 2016 at 10:43 PM

    These would be fun to have! Thanks for all your hard work and sharing!!

  24. Reply
    Claudia Abbiati
    July 21, 2016 at 10:47 PM

    These cards are so great! I’d love to have a copy for my students :).

  25. Reply
    July 21, 2016 at 10:49 PM

    Love your materials! I have so many on my wish list!

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    Cheryl Sherwin
    July 21, 2016 at 10:50 PM

    These are awesome!!

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    Kelsey Schiele
    July 21, 2016 at 10:51 PM

    What an awesome idea! So quick and FUN for the students!

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    July 21, 2016 at 11:09 PM

    Card are so fun and kids love them. I like that you don’t need two sets of cards to do so (articulation cards and regular card deck)!!

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    July 21, 2016 at 11:12 PM

    These look fabulous! My kids would love to be able to play real card games. These would be great for mixed sound groups as well.

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    Breana Orland
    July 22, 2016 at 2:46 AM

    These look like so much fun!! A great product for a grad student to add to their arsenal!!

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    July 22, 2016 at 7:26 AM

    Thanks for sharing!

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    July 22, 2016 at 8:24 AM

    What a great product! My students would definitely enjoy these!

  33. Reply
    Jane Trueblood
    July 22, 2016 at 8:38 AM

    This is a great idea. Makes life/therapy so much easier!

  34. Reply
    Courtney Powell
    July 22, 2016 at 8:38 AM

    These look great!!!

  35. Reply
    Jacqui Scott
    July 22, 2016 at 9:03 AM

    What a lovely idea – thanks for sharing.

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    July 22, 2016 at 9:23 AM

    I LOVE these! So cute and such a neat idea. Perfect for a grad student (:

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    July 22, 2016 at 10:52 AM

    I’ve just added these amazing cards to my wishlist!! They look ideal for our articulation students. Also, I love your card holders for the younger students who have difficulty holding and viewing their cards. I made some out of egg cartons but my students had trouble getting the cards in and out. Did you make those or are they available online? TIA!

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      July 22, 2016 at 2:37 PM

      I got them in the Target dollar section actually!! Keep your eye out! They came with a dry erase marker I believe!

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    Michele Borst
    July 22, 2016 at 11:42 AM

    Wow! I love these!! So diverse and easy to incorporate into so many activities!!

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    Kate Bannister
    July 22, 2016 at 2:46 PM

    I love these! I work in an elementary, a middle school and high school. These cards would be perfect at each site!!

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    July 24, 2016 at 1:51 PM

    These are perfect! I just started home health last month and have a few kiddos that could use these cards along with me working at a middle school starting August 1st. This would be great to help me build my little speech kit. Thanks for creating this!

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    July 25, 2016 at 9:01 AM

    Shannon you have so many great and creative products! Kids love card games! These are perfect!!

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    Kristen Miller
    July 25, 2016 at 10:20 PM

    Love the cards !! So versatile !! Thanks !!

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    Stephany Sed
    July 26, 2016 at 8:49 PM

    These are amazing!! What a great idea. I work in an elementary school and I have so many kiddos working on artic. They would love playing with these cards 🙂

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    July 27, 2016 at 5:07 AM

    What a great idea! My kids would love them!

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    Kelly Carlson
    July 27, 2016 at 5:50 PM

    What a great idea!!!! Love it!

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    January 25, 2017 at 8:13 PM

    These are so wonderful!! Will you be adding any new sounds anytime soon?

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      January 26, 2017 at 10:44 AM

      Thank you! What sounds would you like? 🙂

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