If your mom says to get ready to play at the beach, she means with a boat, or a Frisbee, or a shovel. She is NOT talking about the piano. But Magnolia is a little girl with a big idea, determination, and one very heavy upright piano that, she insists, she needs to take with her. What’s the worst that can happen? In a riotous series of mishaps, Magnolia quickly learns that–not surprisingly–a piano doesn’t mix well with sand, sun, and seagulls!
This quirky ocean book can be used in speech therapy to address social/emotional issues like dealing with unfortunate events. It is also great for noticing character expressions and for targeting character analysis as well as for sequencing and describing! Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using If You Ever Want to Bring a Piano to the Beach, Don’t! in speech therapy below: