speech and language teaching concepts for Little Blue Truck's Christmas in speech therapy​ ​

Frequent Speech Sounds:

/l/ initial and final
/bl/
/tr/
/k/ final

Themes:

Christmas

Book Details:

Diverse Characters: N/A
Age Recommendation: Early Childhood

Little Blue Truck Christmas

By Alice Schertle

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Little Blue Truck is spreading cheer by delivering Christmas trees to his animal friends. Can you help count each green tree from one to five and back again? Don’t forget to save one for Blue! Beep! Beep!

This festive book can be used in speech therapy to address sequencing and phonological awareness.  This book is great for increasing knowledge of adjectives as you read of each one of Blue Truck's friends receiving a different size tree. Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using Little Blue Truck's Christmas in speech therapy below: 

Key Teaching concepts

Narrative Structure:

descriptive sequence

Narrative Concepts:

sequencing
figurative language
adjectives
text features
phonological awareness

Sequencing:

order of tree delivery

Vocabulary:

delivery, big, tall, etc.

Figurative Language:

onomatopoeias

Grammar:

adjectives

Text Features:

bold and colored font

Phonological Awareness:

rhyming

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