So many kids with autism struggle with imaginary play. Even the top of my class didn't know how to act out common animals before this book. Now, they are able to generalize the skills learned from this book to act out new animals, emotions, and a variety of other things!
This book follows a repetitive structure which is great for beginning readers. Each page says, “How do _______ move?” and names an animal. (I.e. “How do frogs move?” “How does a cat move?”).
Then, each page shows a visual of the animal and a visual of a kid acting like that animal.
I use this book in a structured group time. We read each page and then having one student demonstrate acting out the animal.