Slide Whistle

26 Apr

Not only do these make a great whistle for oral motor strengthening, breath control, and divergence of eyes, a slide whistle is especially great for teaching the concept of modulation. By sliding the wand away from the mouth, the sound moves up in pitch, teaching the concept of having an engine that is running on high. By moving the wand closer to the mouth, the sound moves down in pitch, teaching the concept of an engine running low. I have had many kids respond really well to this concept. Give it a try!

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