speech and language teaching concepts for Happy Easter, Mouse! in speech therapy

Frequent Speech Sounds:

/m/ initial
/s/ final
/g/ medial

Themes:

Easter
Spring

Book Details:

Diverse Characters: N/A
Age Recommendation: Early Childhood

Happy Easter, Mouse!

By Laura Numeroff

Join Mouse from If You Give a Mouse a Cookie as he goes on an Easter egg hunt! Who is hiding eggs in Mouse’s house? This adorable board book combines an engaging Easter theme with a story about colors!

This cute Easter book can be used in speech therapy to focus on predicting and describing using colors. It is also great for targeting the following sounds: /m/, /s/, and /g/. Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using Happy Easter, Mouse! in speech therapy below: 

 

Key Teaching concepts

Narrative Structure:

complete episode

Narrative Concepts:

problem solving
sequencing
predicting
adjectives
text features

Sequencing:

order of the eggs that Mouse found
order of events that led to Mouse finding who hid the eggs

Vocabulary:

decorates, different colors (yellow, red, blue, etc), under, balanced, hiding

Grammar:

adjectives (colors of the eggs)

Text Features:

different color fonts for emphasis on color of eggs

Predicting:

Who hid the eggs?
Where will Mouse look next?
What color egg will Mouse find next?
Will Mouse find who hid the eggs?
What animal has long ears like the one hiding behind the eggs?

Problem Solving:

Mouse is looking for who hid the Easter eggs. Will he find who did it? How will he find who did it?

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