speech and language teaching concepts for Little Lift and Look Garden in speech therapy

Frequent Speech Sounds:

/m/ initial
/s/ initial and final
/l/ initial

Themes:

Spring
garden

Book Details:

Diverse Characters: N/A
Age Recommendation: Early Childhood

Little Lift and Look Garden

By Anna Milbourne

Follow an inquisitive little mouse as it scampers through a garden, and lift leaves and petals to meet lots of other garden creatures along the way. This charming book for little children has lots to discover and talk about on every page, from butterflies and dragonflies to frogs, birds and snails.

This cute Spring book can be used in speech therapy to target predicting. It is also great for working on describing and prepositional phrases! Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using Little Lift and Look Garden in speech therapy below: 

Key Teaching concepts

Narrative Structure:

action sequence

Narrative Concepts:

vocabulary
sequencing
illustration study
predicting
adjectives
text features

Sequencing:

the order of things that the mouse sees in the garden

Vocabulary:

fluttering, garden, nectar, honey, under, over, nest

Grammar:

adjectives
prepositional phrases

Text Features:

interactive flaps
different font spacing for emphasis

Predicting:

What will be under each flap?
What will the mouse find next in the garden?

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