speech and language teaching concepts for Splat the Cat Blow Snow Blow in speech therapy
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Book Details:
Diverse Characters: N/A
Age Recommendation: Early Childhood, Elementary

Splat the Cat: Blow, Snow, Blow

By Rob Scotton

Splat the Cat can’t wait for it to snow. All he wants to do is make a snowcat and throw snowballs! When he can’t wait any longer, Splat decides to take matters into his own paws.

This sweet winter-themed book can be used in speech therapy to address phonological awareness with the rhyming of the word “snow.” It is also great for targeting /sn/ and /spl/. Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using Splat the Cat: Blow, Snow, Blow in speech therapy below:

Key Teaching Concepts

Narrative Structure:

complete episode

Narrative Concepts:

phonological awareness
problem solving
text features
character analysis
illustration study


order of all the things Splat did while he waited for the snow

Character Analysis:

Splat had a hard time being patient while waiting for it to snow. Splat tried to make it snow by creating it and then by thinking it into reality. When it finally started to snow it was snowing too slow, but Splat made the most of it by building a tiny snow kitten and trying to throw snowballs. Finally there was a lot of snow on the ground and Splat enjoyed his time in the snow.



Text Features:

exclamation points

Phonological Awareness:

rhyming (words that rhyme with “snow”)


Why did Splat shake out his pillow?
How is Splat going to make wind?
Why is Splat feeling low?
How do you think Splat feels while inside for dinner?
Why do you think Splat is smiling as the snow grew?
Why is Splat able to build the “best snowcat ever?”


Do you think that is snow?
How do you think Splat will grow his own snow?
Do you think he will be able to grow his own snow?
What do you think will happen when Splat turns on the fan?
Why do you think Splat put on his snowsuit and got out his sled?
Do you think it will snow?
What’s wrong with it snowing slowly?
What do you think Splat will do the next day?

Problem Solving:

Splat had a problem, he wanted it to snow, but it wasn’t snowing and then it wasn’t snowing fast enough. So, Splat came up with different ideas to make it snow and then to enjoy the snow that fell.