When a very lonely firefly goes out into the night searching for other fireflies, it sees a lantern, a candle, and the eyes of a dog, cat, and owl all glowing in the darkness. It even sees a surprise celebration of light. But it is not until it discovers other fireflies that it finds exactly what it's looking for–a surprise sure to bring smiles to anyone who turn the final page!
This illuminating summer and bugs book can be used in speech therapy to address social/emotional issues like feeling lonely and being part of a group. It is also great for predicting, sequencing and for targeting verbs and negation as well as for sounds including: /n/, /t/, /th/, /er/, /f/, /fl/, and /l/! Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using The Very Lonely Firefly in speech therapy below: