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20+ Fun and Engaging Interactive Books For Speech Therapy

As speech-language pathologists and educators, we are always looking for the best way to help our students. One of my favorite ways is to use interactive books for speech therapy. So, if you Are you on the lookout for the perfect book to boost language skills in young children, look no further! I’ve gathered a ton of interactive books that will not only engage your students but also provide valuable practice opportunities. With some timeless classics, modern marvels, and even interactive books that cover specific skills, these books are a must-have for any speech therapist’s toolkit.

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Dive into the World of Interactive Books of Speech Therapy

These Interactive books for speech therapy are a great way to make language concepts come alive. They encourage active participation and provide consistent visuals, making them a go-to resource for speech therapy sessions. 

Rhyming Dust Bunnies 

by Jan Thomas

This is perfect for students who may need help with rhyming or questions and answers. The book allows students to think, process, and answer the question before moving on to the next page. All of this makes it a great addition to any classroom, especially the speech classroom. She has many other great books as well.

Tap the Magic Tree

by Christie Matheson

This fun interactive component invites children to tap, rub, and shake the book to make things happen. It’s a fantastic choice for targeting language concepts and prediction skills. She has many other books that are great for speech sessions as well!

The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear

by Claudia Rueda

A classic book that has been around for many years, it is always a hit with younger learners. So, if you are a speech therapist with toddlers or young learners, this may be the perfect choice! It’s an excellent tool for working on wh-questions and spatial concepts.

Don’t Push the Button!

by Bill Cotter

This delightful book encourages active participation, as readers are urged not to press a mysterious button. It’s a fantastic way to practice different actions and language concepts.

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt

by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury

 This classic book takes readers on an adventure filled with repetitive text and multisyllabic words. Read along with a family who is going on a bear hunt, and the pictures, words, and more make it a great choice for the speech classroom.

Good Night, Gorilla

by Peggy Rathmann

Wordless books are a fantastic tool for encouraging creativity and language development. This wordless book follows a mischievous gorilla as he lets different animals out of their cages. It’s a great way to practice past tense verbs and auditory bombardment.

Bringing Books to Life in the Digital World: Online Interactive Books For Speech Therapy

In an era of distance learning, Chromebooks, iPads, and more interactive books in digital format are a game-changer.

Boom Cards for Language Development

This digital product offers various interactive books covering different categories, from animal vocabulary to body parts. They’re a versatile resource for speech therapists. Boom Cards are a great way to get students engaged if they seem a little off or just not wanting to do anything (which totally happens). 

Printable Interactive Books For Speech Therapy

These interactive books for speech therapy are more than just pages to flip through – they’re a way to engage, in hands-on language development. Packed with colorful visuals, moveable pieces, and clever activities, these books are the perfect companions for speech therapists and educators seeking to make language learning an interactive, memorable experience.

Associations Interactive Book

This interactive book for speech therapy and matching picture card activity will help your students improve word association skills. It contains real-life pictures that will help build receptive and expressive language skills in speech therapy or special education. It’s great for independent work in self-contained, autism, general education classrooms, or small group speech therapy sessions. Students can complete each page independently or with assistance.

Can You Name The Pets? Interactive Book

Looking for a labeling activity for pets? This is a cute interactive book that introduces different types of pets. Some examples of pets include dog, cat, fish, snake, etc. Students can match the pictured items when they are named. Instructions for book assembly are included. Visual cues and dots are included for pacing when reading a response.

Can You Name The Emotions? Interactive Book

 Interactive books for speech therapy is a perfect tool for students who need to work on receptive and expressive language skills. The book includes 8 pages with text and pictures, a corresponding question for each page, and picture choices to match.

Fall Vocabulary Interactive Book

This adaptive book and picture mat activity will help your students improve their vocabulary skills for the fall season. It contains real-life pictures to help build receptive and expressive language skills in speech therapy or special education. Use the picture mat to work on additional skills, such as identifying, wh questions, riddles, etc.

Hygiene Interactive Book

How to Wash Your Hands is an interactive book that briefly explains germs and outlines the steps of washing your hands. It includes 14 pages. The pictures are colorful and bright. Students can match the pictures after each step. Instructions for book assembly are included. This book is a great addition to lesson plans related to hygiene as well.

Community Helpers Interactive Book

Do you have students on your caseload who struggle with answering hypothetical or problem-solving questions? This adaptive book focuses on community helpers. It gives scenarios to problems in regard to who one should see for a specific problem in a community.

Social Skills Interactive Book

Kindness should be encouraged at an early age. It is also an important trait to have in the classroom. This interactive book for speech therapy is a great way to help understand what this trait means. It contains a variety of examples of acts of kindness. It is great for independent work in self-contained, autism, general education classrooms, or small group speech therapy sessions.

Action Verbs Interactive Book #1

I Can Name Actions is a perfect way to learn actions using an interactive book. Students can match the pictured items when they are named. The following 12 actions introduced are the following: singing, digging, running, dancing, writing, drinking, eating, painting, reading, speaking, waving & building. Instructions for book assembly are included.

Action Verbs Interactive Book #2

I Can Name Actions Book Two is a perfect way to learn actions using an interactive book. Students can match the pictured items when they are named. In Book Two the following 12 new actions are introduced: coughing, calling, coloring, laughing, paying, cooking, studying, swinging, skipping, listening, swimming & sneezing. Instructions for book assembly are included.

Halloween Interactive Book

This interactive book is a perfect tool for students to practice answering various who, what, where, and where questions. The book includes 8 pages with text and pictures, a corresponding question for each page, and picture choices for answering each question.

Find other Halloween activities here.

Object Function Interactive Book #1

This is the first interactive, adaptive book series for Object Function for Speech Therapy. Improve vocabulary and comprehension by having students choose the function of the object from the picture choices provided.

Object Function Interactive Book #2 

This is the second interactive, adaptive book series for Object Function for Speech Therapy. Improve vocabulary and comprehension by having students choose the function of the object from the picture choices provided.

Object Function Interactive Book #3

This is the 3rd interactive, adaptive book series for Object Function for Speech Therapy. Improve vocabulary and comprehension by having students choose the function of the object from the picture choices provided.

If you’re looking to get a bunch of interactive books for speech therapy these object-function interactive books are perfect. Plus you can grab the bundle here.

WH Questions Interactive Book Bundle

This interactive books for speech therapy BUNDLE includes a total of 5 WH-Questions interactive books with who, what, where, when, and why questions. These interactive books target vocabulary, sentence expansion, and matching skills.

Farm Themed Interactive Book

This interactive book is a great addition to any farm animal theme. It focuses on items you find on a farm, such as hay, cow, farmer, horse, etc. The students will match pictures as they label each item. Visual cues and dots are included for pacing when reading a response.

Halloween Spatial Concepts Interactive Book

This positional word interactive book allows students to match pictures to each page of the book using Velcro. It includes the following positions: behind, in, on, under, between, next to, above, and in front of, with a Halloween theme.

Hypothetical Questions Interactive Book

These interactive problem solving scenarios for speech therapy will help students use critical thinking skills to problem solve hypothetical situations. Real pictures are used as answer choices on each page to make it more realistic for students.

Teach preschool or little learners? These interactive books for speech therapy are a great addition to center time, small group, or speech therapy sessions. Grab a bundle of helpful interactive books HERE

Elevate Your Speech Therapy Sessions with Interactive Books

Interactive books offer a fun and effective way to target a wide range of language concepts and skills. Whether in print or digital format, they provide endless opportunities for active participation and engagement. So, dive into the world of interactive books and watch your students’ language skills blossom!

Happy reading and happy speech therapy!