This book is one in a series that uses the layout and scheme of the children’s nursery rhyme to target speech therapy goals. In each book of this series, the Old Lady swallows 7 different foods that are specific to a phoneme target or syllable shape.
This book targets /s/-blends, including:
Because each page builds upon the last, this book provides up to 50+ opportunities to produce sound targets.
Companion materials are also provided, including a sentence strip to target language goals (e.g. pronouns), food pictures, and an Old Lady head that students/patients can “feed.”
The silly rhymes and use of pictures to "feed" the Old Lady provided a motivating and engaging dimension to articulation therapy.