speech and language teaching concepts for Turkey's Eggcellent Easter in speech therapy
Frequent Speech Sounds:

/t/ initial
/k/ medial
/g/ initial, medial, and final
/b/ initial and medial



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

Turkey’s Eggcellent Easter

By Wendi J Silvano

Easter is almost here―and Turkey knows just how to celebrate. He’s going to win the eggstra-special Easter egg hunt! The only problem is that animals aren’t allowed to enter. So he and his barnyard friends come up with a top-secret plan. With his trademark disguises and a whole lot of help, Turkey goes undercover. Will his basket of tricks help him win a prize?

This silly Easter book can be used in speech therapy to address problem solving and predicting. It is also great for targeting the following sounds: /t/, /k/, /g/, /b/. Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using Turkey’s Eggcellent Easter in speech therapy below: 

Key Teaching Concepts

Narrative Structure:

complete episode

Narrative Concepts:

problem solving
illustration study
verbs (mental state)
text features


order of disguises that turkey tried
order of events that the animals to the big prize


special, prize, disguise, costume, daffodil, mission, accomplished


verbs (action)
verbs (regular and irregular past tense)
verbs (mental state)

Text Features:

bolded and colored fonts or emphasis


How will the turkey disguise himself?
What costume will his friends come up with next?
Will his cover be blown?
Will turkey win the prize?


Problem Solving:

Turkey’s animal friends help him make a disguise for the egg hunt.

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