While on vacation. Matthew is excited to take part in the local sandcastle contest. The winner gets a bathtub filled with ice cream! But Matthew is just too good at building sand castles. The judges all think the house he builds, complete with sand chairs, a sand refrigerator, and sand food is real! He has to prove that it's all just a big pile of sand so he can win that ice cream!
This silly summer and ocean book can be used in speech therapy to address social/emotional topics like exploring imagination, competition, and kindness. It is also great for focusing on inferencing and describing. Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using The Sand Castle Contest in speech therapy below: