using Pete The Cat: Big Easter Adventure in speech therapy
Frequent Speech Sounds:

/p/ initial
/b/ initial
/h/ initial
/f/ initial
/n/ medial
/er/ final
/t/ final
/st/ medial blend



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

Pete The Cat: Big Easter Adventure

By James Dean

Author and artist James Dean brings us along for a hippity-hoppity Easter adventure with the coolest cat around: Pete! When Pete wakes up Easter morning, ready to check out his basket of goodies, he discovers the Easter Bunny needs a little extra help. Our favorite groovy blue cat puts on his bunny ears and finds a way to collect, paint, and hide the eggs all in time for Easter. Pete the Cat: Big Easter Adventure will be a welcome gift in an Easter basket or anytime!

This helpful rhyming spring and Easter book can be used in speech therapy to address problem solving, sequencing, and present progressive verbs. It is also great for targeting /p/ and /h/ sounds! Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using Pete The Cat: Big Easter Adventure in speech therapy below:

Key Teaching Concepts

Narrative Structure:

complete episode

Narrative Concepts:

problem solving​
verbs (action)
phonological awareness


order of events making and hiding eggs


goodies, note, fluffy, complete, decorate, toolshed, bright


verbs (action)

Phonological Awareness:



Do you think he will help the Easter Bunny?
Where do you think Pete is going?
What do you think Pete will do next?
What colors do you think he will use?

Problem Solving:

The Easter Bunny needs help, so he writes Pete a note with a list of how Pete can help. Pete follows the instructions provided by the Easter Bunny to help.

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