speech and language teaching concepts for Biscuit's Valentine's Day in speech therapy​

Frequent Speech Sounds:

/p/ initial
/v/ initial
/l/ initial
/w/ initial
/f/ final

Themes:

Valentine’s Day
kindness

Book Details:

Diverse Characters: N/A
Age Recommendation: Early Childhood

Biscuit’s Valentine’s Day

By Alyssa Satin Capucilli

Valentine's Day is the perfect time to celebrate the people you love. Join Biscuit and his buddies on this lift-the-flap adventure full of heartwarming Valentine surprises! It's Valentine's Day and Biscuit and the little girl have a lot of special deliveries to make. But when Biscuit smells a treat that silly puppy just can't seem to help himself. How will the little girl show Biscuit how much she loves him? Pull back the big flaps in this heartwarming story to find out!

This sweet Valentine's Day book can be used in speech therapy to address kindness and sequencing. It is also great for targeting the following sounds: /p/, /v/, /f/, /l/, and /w/. Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using Biscuit's Valentine's Day in speech therapy below:

Key Teaching concepts

Narrative Structure:

complete episode

Narrative Concepts:

sequencing
illustration study
inferencing
social/emotional
predicting

Sequencing:

order of Biscuit’s Valentine deliveries

Vocabulary:

delivery, special, home, silly, mailbox, Valentine

Social/Emotional:

kindness
delivering out Valentine’s Day cards to show them that you care
friendship

Inferencing:

How did they make the valentines?
How will the little girl show Biscuit she loves him?
How do you think the little girl’s neighbors/friends/family felt when they received a valentine?
How do you think Biscuit and the little girl felt when they saw the balloon on the mailbox?

Predicting:

Who will receive a valentine?
What will Biscuit do when he sees the cookies?

If you are interested in seeing other Valentine’s Day books to use in therapy, then check out the Narrative Teaching Points Book List for a printable copy.