4 Oral Motor Exercises for Speech and Feeding Development

Oral motor therapy works on the oral skills necessary for proper speech and feeding development. These skills include awareness, strength, coordination, movement, and endurance of the lips, cheeks, tongue, and jaw.

The activities will help your child to develop speech and feeding development. Incorporate them into your daily routine whenever you have time. The more you practice better the child becomes at imitation and agile at it.

These movements/exercises are recommended for children 2 years old. Practice them on the way to school/work, during commercials, while you’re making dinner, etc. Make it a game and have fun!

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