Inspiring, professional materials designed to help develop both language and social skills.
colorcards® are the best selling series of flashcard box sets that contain inspiring, professional materials designed to help develop both language and social skills.
They are used by professionals including Speech and Language Therapists (SLTs) / Pathologists (SLPs), designed to support students of all ages and abilities. The ease of their use also makes them a valuable resource for SENCOs / Special Education Teachers, School Social Workers, and Teaching Assistants.
First launched in the mid-1990s, the trusted brand has been used in the spheres of speech and language therapy, special education needs, and mental health.
Still the same tried-and-tested resources, we've given them a makeover to include fully-updated new bright, colourful, modern images, a refreshed design, and developed alongside highly-experienced Speech and Language Therapists.
We've also included instructions in 9 languages (English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish, and Swedish).
Emotions, 2nd Edition has been designed to promote awareness of and trigger discussion about feelings and emotions and is a valuable intervention to support SLTs, SENCOs and teachers.
Comprising 48 fully-updated color flashcards depicting displays of emotions through facial expression and body language, Emotions aims to help develop self-expression, self-esteem, and an understanding of the importance of body language in messages.
It is divided into three categories – individual people, difficult situations, and enjoyable situations – to enable pupils to focus on the subject of emotions more easily. It also includes an updated and expanded resource word-list to broaden vocabulary and emotional understanding.
FLC – 2017-08-29
Prepositions, 2nd Edition is a valuable resource for building pre-language concepts, developing verbal comprehension, and expanding expressive language.
Comprising 48 fully-updated colour flashcards, divided into eight sets of six, each set represents a single preposition in a variety of contexts. The concepts and vocabulary shown relate to common circumstances and experiences, while the prepositions illustrated aim to teach awareness of space, position, and movement.
FLC – 2017-10-25
Adjectives, 2nd Edition is designed to help develop comprehension and expression of adjectives.
Comprising 48 fully-updated colour flash cards – typically shown with the adjective opposite in meaning where it exists – the cards assist with building pre-language concepts, practising the use of newly-learned skills, developing verbal comprehension and extending vocabulary.
FLC – 2017-11-20
Comprising two identical sets of 96 photo cards, Categories, 2nd Edition depicts 24 everyday themes from animals and plants to clothes and household objects, and has been designed as a vocabulary intervention with a variety of activities.
Suitable for all ages, the cards are categorised as ‘simple’ and ‘complex’ and can be used for exercises based on matching, colour, patterns, and association, among others, to help pupils' develop adjectives and nouns, verbal comprehension, reasoning and expressive language.
FLC – 2018-01-25
What’s Missing?, 2nd Edition is designed to promote observation, visual and auditory skills including the development of descriptive language.
24 everyday scenes are presented across 48 flashcards; one with a complete scene and another with five items missing, and are presented with increasing levels of difficulty to allow for selection when working with students of different ages and abilities.
Missing items may be categorised as either having no influence on a situation, causing an inconvenience, preventing the functioning of an object, or not being possible in real life – both encouraging basic reasoning and the development of problem solving skills.
This new edition does not have a publication date yet. More details to follow so please check back soon...
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Food ColorLibrary, 2nd Edition is a valuable intervention to support SLTs, SENCOs and teachers develop pupils’ vocabulary, recognition, verbal comprehension, and expressive language.
Comprising 96 fully-updated colour images of everyday food and drink items divided into six categories, Food ColorLibrary is an engaging, well-organised, and flexible resource that may be used for a range of activities in all aspects of language development, remediation and teaching, and is suitable for individual or group work with a range of ages.
FLC – 2018-01-09
Basic Verbs, 2nd Edition has been fully updated for 2016, featuring 48 professionally-photographed cards that illustrate frequently used verbs in simple settings. Each card can be selected to be used independently or grouped with others for use to encourage discussion and consideration…
FLC – 2016-07-27
Everyday Objects, 2nd Edition, features fully updated new images for 2016. This set of professionally-photographed cards include objects found in both indoor and outdoor settings. The cards are arranged in categories, for example, food, household objects, personal items, clothes, outside objects.…
FLC – 2016-06-27
This title features a more complex set including both 6 and 8-step sequences of a variety of activities photographed in both indoor and outdoor locations. These sequences provide excellent opportunities for more advanced language work including syntax, grammar, vocabulary and time concepts. Some…
FLC – 2005-05-12
This title features 6 and 8 - step sequences photographed in a variety of indoor and outdoor locations provide excellent opportunities for language work including syntax, grammar, vocabulary and time concepts. Adult models and appropriate activities make this set ideal for working with adults and…
FLC – 2005-05-01
This title offers 48 cards illustrating everyday activities in 3-step sequences. Use these three-step sequences to demonstrate simple sequentially related actions which will help establish basic concepts and encourage an understanding of order and direction. The set of 16 three-step sequences…
FLC – 2001-01-01
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We offer resources for Speech & Language Therapy (SLT), Special Educational Needs (SEN), Social & Emotional Skills, Early Years, and Mental Health.
The colorcards® series covers a vast variety of topics including sequencing, emotions, feelings, social behaviour and much more. View the series to find out more.