speech and language teaching concepts for Sheep Trick or Treat in speech therapy
Frequent Speech Sounds:

/sh/ initial
/p/ final
/z/ final



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

Sheep Trick or Treat

By Nancy Shaw

As the Halloween moon rises, Sheep are fixing up disguises . . .    What will happen when the sheep go trick-or-treating? Could there be wolves lurking in the woods, hoping to waylay them as they return home with their bags full of goodies? In crisp verse and whimsically eerie pictures, Nancy Shaw and Margot Apple tell the lively story of a remarkable Halloween adventure. Fans of this adventuresome flock of sheep will not want to miss this Halloween treat!

This hilarious Halloween book can be used in speech therapy to build vocabulary. It is also great for identifying adjectives and sequencing! Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using Sheep Trick or Treat in speech therapy below:

Key Teaching Concepts

Narrative Structure:

action sequence

Narrative Concepts:

illustration study
verbs (present tense)
phonological awareness


order of animals & treats given while trick-or-treating


disguises, cape, costume, drape, scraps, mummy, wraps, pose, amble, dell, bleat, coops, rustling


verbs (present tense)

Phonological Awareness:



Why are wolves “scary” for sheep?
Why do the sheep not go to “real houses” for candy?


Will the sheep get candy when they trick-or-treat?
What will happen as they go through the woods back home?
What will the wolves do?

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