The Language Builder: Picture Noun Card set is a tremendous tool for teaching key language concepts to preschool age children; children and adults with autism, developmental delay, or speech/language delay; or to anyone first learning or re-learning basic language skills. Experts in the developmental and language fields have provided guidance in content and format, and each image has been specially selected for its familiarity and appeal to children, as well as for its place in cognitive development.
The Language Builder: Picture Noun Card set is designed to teach:
- Receptive Labeling ("show me the apple" "give me the book")
- Expressive Labeling ("what is it?")
- Matching Identical Cards
- Matching Similar Cards
- Sorting into Categories
- Adjectives, Functions, Storytelling and more
This 350 card set includes stunning, child-pleasing, bright, photographic images from nine basic categories: animals, foods, vehicles, furniture, clothing, toys, everyday objects, shapes, and colors.
The set also comes with divider cards, preprinted stickers for custom organizing, and a sturdy “work-from” box. Each card is a standard photo 3 ½" x 5" size to allow easy incorporation of your own pictures. Real photos make great language builders!
The full Language Builder Picture Card Set includes 350 Images.
The first 105 images form the Basic Stage Set with 6 Each of the following Cards:
Apple, Cookie, Cat, Bird, Airplane, Car, Shoes, Shirt, Chair, Bed, Bicycle, Ball, Spoon, Cup, & Flower
The following are individual images from the set:
Banana, Grapes, Orange, Watermelon, Strawberries, Peach, Grapefruit, Corn, Tomatoes, Broccoli, Carrots, Peas, Salad, Spaghetti, Noodles, Rice, Soup, Sandwich, Tacos, Pizza, Burger, Hotdog, Corn Dog, Chicken, Chicken Nuggets, French Fries, Cake, Cupcake, Donuts, Cereal (flakes), Cereal (O's), Bagel, Bread, Toast, Eggs, Cheese, Butter, Ketchup, Peanut Butter, Crackers, Corn Chips, Cheese Puffs, Pretzels, Popcorn, Jello, Ice Cream, Popsicle, Raisins, Fruit Roll, Candy, Gummy Bears, Gum, Milk, Soda & Juice
Lion, Tiger, Elephant, Rhinoceros, Hippopotamus, Zebra, Giraffe, Kangaroo, Bear, Alligator, Snake, Lizard, Turtle, Spider, Frog, Fish, Duck, Turkey, Chicken, Pig, Sheep, Goat, Cow, Horse, Dog, Rabbit & Mouse
Truck, Van, Jeep, Motorcycle, Bus, Mail Truck, Fire Truck, Ambulance, Police Car, Tow Truck, Shipping Truck, Dump Truck, Bulldozer, Tractor, Train, Boat, Ship & Helicopter
Pants, Jeans, Shorts, Dress, Skirt, Sweater, Jacket, Sweat Shirt, Swim Suit (girl’s), Swim Suit (boy’s), Underwear (boy’s), Underwear (girl’s), Socks, Belt, Hat & Gloves
Couch, Coffee Table, Dining Table, Crib, Dresser & Desk
Baseball Bat, Baseball Glove, Wagon Tricycle, Helmet, Roller Blades, Slide, Swing, Bucket, Shovel, Bubbles, Balloons, Legos, Blocks, Tinker Toys, Play Dough, Crayons, Paints, Dinosaurs, Teddy Bear, Baby Doll, Barbie Doll, Puzzle, View Master, Cassette Player, Potato Head & Toy Car
Plate, Bowl, Knife, Fork, Frying Pan, Hammer, Pillow, Trash Can, Vacuum, Broom, Stove, Stairs, Lamp, Toilet, Bathtub, Sink, Towel, Soap (liquid), Soap (bar), Toothbrush, Hair Brush, Comb, Cell Phone, Camera, Computer, Television, iPod, Headphones, Compact Disk, iPad, Umbrella, Keys, Glasses, Clock, Pencil, Scissors, Books, Back Pack, Lunch Box, Guitar, Stroller, Swimming Pool, Clouds, Grass, Leaf, Rocks & Dirt
The following Colors & Shapes each have a duplicate card for matching:
Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Purple, Black, Brown, Pink, White, & Grey
Square, Circle, Triangle, Rectangle, Diamond, Oval, Heart, Star, Moon, Octagon, Pentagon, & Arrow
3 Blank Cards to be used as distractor cards when introducing new words
The following are free resources for Activities, Lesson Plans, Record Keeping Aids and Articles related to the Language Builder Picture Cards:
- Downloadable Instruction Manual PDF
Basic Stage Set
The Language Builder: Picture Noun Card set is the only flashcard set to offer the Basic Stage Set to teach matching skills and facilitate generalization.
Typical ABA and early autism education programs start by teaching children matching skills. Once a child can match two identical cards, they move on to matching similar cards, learning that even though one is orange and one is grey... one is fluffy and one is sleek... they are all cats
It can be difficult and time consuming to find 6 different images of multiple items. Language Builder Nouns save you valuable time, and insure the cards all work well together.
Track your Progress
The back of each card is numbered and gives a label and category for the image, as well as suggested activities appropriate to the card.
An included activity booklet provides more detailed instruction ideas. The cards are coated with a hi-gloss varnish for durability and all images appear horizontally for consistent presentation.