speech and language teaching concepts for L is for Love in speech therapy
Frequent Speech Sounds:

/f/ initial
/z/ final


Valentine’s Day

Book Details:
Diverse Characters: Yes
Age Recommendation: Early Childhood

L is for Love

By Greg Paprocki

Valentine’s Day is a time to reflect on the themes of love and friendship, and what better way to introduce toddlers to these concepts than with a new ABC volume from artist Greg Paprocki. The book’s 26 fully illustrated pages take aim just like Cupid’s arrow at lovebirds, sweethearts, BFFs, and secret admirers.

This creative Valentine’s Day book can be used in speech therapy to target /f/ and /or/It is also great for noticing all the different things that can be associated with love.  Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using L is for Love in speech therapy below: 

Key Teaching Concepts

Narrative Structure:

action sequence

Narrative Concepts:

illustration study


affection, caregiver, emotions, poetry, quartet, unforgettable


How is love being shown?
How are the people showing that they care?

helping others


How does each word relate to love?

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.