using The Biggest Easter Basket Ever in speech therapy

Frequent Speech Sounds:

/b/ initial
/sk/ medial
/d/ initial
/kl/ initial

Themes:

spring
Easter
teamwork
friendship

Book Details:

Diverse Characters: N/A
Age Recommendation: Elementary

The Biggest Easter Basket Ever

By Steven Kroll

As Mouseville prepares for a gala Easter celebration on the village green, complete with a biggest Easter Basket contest, two lovable mice learn a lesson in cooperation — and fun! Town mouse Clayton and country mouse Desmond continue to teach the benefits of collaboration and friendship in another sweet story centered around this joyful holiday.

This friendly, fun spring and Easter book can be used in speech therapy to address teamwork, sequencing, adjectives, and verbs. It is also great for targeting /b/, /sk/, /d/, and /kl/ sounds! Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using The Biggest Easter Basket Ever in speech therapy below:

Key Teaching concepts

Narrative Structure:

complete episode

Narrative Concepts:

vocabulary​
theme/message
sequencing
adjectives
verbs (regular past tense)
verbs (present progressive)

Sequencing:

order of events that leads to Desmond and Clayton working together to make the biggest basket ever

Vocabulary:

basket, spring cleaning, mayor, announcement, gala, village

Grammar:

adjectives
verbs (regular past tense)
verbs (present progressive)

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