speech and language teaching concepts for Llama Llama Loves Camping in speech therapy​ ​

Frequent Speech Sounds:

/kl/ medial
/d/ final
/g/ initial
/j/ medial (gadget)
/t/ final



Book Details:

Diverse Characters: N/A
Age Recommendation: Early Childhood, Elementary

Llama Llama Loves Camping

By Anna Dewdney

Llama Llama goes camping for the very first time and learns a valuable lesson: what seems scary can actually be super-duper FUN! Your little llamas will love relating to their favorite picture book character as he faces new and challenging situations.

This cute camping book can be used in speech therapy to address character analysis, nature appreciation and reliance on technology. It is also great for sequencing and for targeting comparing and contrasting as well as for /kl/, /d/, /g/, /j/, and /t/ sounds! Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using Llama Llama Loves Camping in speech therapy below:

Key Teaching concepts

Narrative Structure:

complete episode

Narrative Concepts:

character analysis
verbs (action)
verbs (present progressive)


order of gadgets Euclid tries to use while camping


essentials, gadget, directional, trail, appreciate, challenge, technology

Character Analysis:

Euclid learns to appreciate nature and starts to rely on his gadgets a little less.


verbs (action)
verbs (present progressive)


Why do you think Euclid is carrying two bags?
How does Euclid feel about not using gadgets?
Why do you think they stop to listen to nature sounds?
Why do you think Mama Llama wants them to remember instead of record?
What does Euclid think about the no gadgets rule now?
How do you think Euclid will feel about his gadgets when he gets home?