using Mrs. Wishy-Washy's Farm in speech therapy

Frequent Speech Sounds:



learning a lesson

Book Details:

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

Mrs. Wishy-Washy’s Farm

By Joy Cowley

Uh-oh. Mrs. Wishy-Washy is at it again. Rubbing and scrubbing all the animals on the farm. But this time they aren't standing for it. Duck, Cow, and Pig are leaving mean old Mrs. Wishy-Washy for good…but they might regret it!

This fun rhyming book would be perfect for a farm theme or targeting /sh/ articulation. Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using Mrs. Wishy-Washy's Farm in speech therapy below:ย 

Key Teaching concepts

Narrative Structure:

complete episode


scrub, barn, suds, achey, city, anxious, cage, cheer, etc.

  • adjectives
  • verbs (action)
  • prepositional phrases
  • speech tags
Text Features:

repetitive text: “Wishy-washy” “Oh, bliss!”
question marks
exclamation points

Phonological Awareness: