speech and language teaching concepts for Brown Bear Brown Bear What do you See in speech therapy
Frequent Speech Sounds:

/s/ initial
/l/ initial
/m/ initial



Book Details:
Diverse Characters: N/A
Age Recommendation: Early Childhood

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

By Bill Martin Jr. and Eric Carle

A big happy frog, a plump purple cat, a handsome blue horse, and a soft yellow duck–all parade across the pages of this delightful book.

This popular early childhood picture book can be used in speech therapy to target initial /s/, initial /l/, and initial /m/ with the repetitive text. It is also great for predicting and targeting color-noun phrasesDiscover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? in speech therapy below: 

Key Teaching Concepts

Narrative Structure:

action sequence

Narrative Concepts:

repetitive text
color+noun phrases
core words


order of what you see


color+noun phrases

Text Features:

repetitive text

Phonological Awareness:

rhyming of ‘see’ and ‘me’


What animal is next?