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50 Fun Repetitive Books for Children with Apraxia of Speech

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Looking for books with repetitive phrases? Here are 50 Repetitive Books for Children with Apraxia of Speech.

One of the things I remember most about getting our diagnosis of Childhood Apraxia of Speech was the feeling of helplessness. While I understood that speech therapy would be key to helping our son communicate, that was only one time each week. I’m with him 24 hours, 7 days each week. What could I do at home?

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For us, it’s reading books. When we read books together, he not only looks at the books while I read it, sometimes he also watches my mouth as I read the words. Then, he imitates what I modeled for him.

And it wasn’t something I had to force. He just started doing that.

While there are some great children’s books out there, the ones that we’ve found to be most helpful in his language development are books that have repetitive words and phrases. These have become favorites for all the kids, and it’s a great way to practice sounds without being forceful with learning.

Places to Find Reasonably Priced Books

Books can be pretty pricy. But they don’t have to be. You could ask friends and family for books for birthdays and holidays. Here are some places you can usually find books for below retail:

  • Goodwill
  • The Salvation Army
  • Book Fairs
  • Discount stores (i.e., Marshall’s, Big Lots, TJ Maxx, etc.)

50 Repetitive Books for Children with Apraxia

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Helen Oxenbury

To Market to Market by Anne Miranda

If You Give a Pig a Pancake by Laura Joffe Numeroff

If You Take A Mouse to the Movies by Laura Joffe Numeroff

If You Give a Pig a Party by Laura Joffe Numeroff

If You Give a Cat a Cupcake by Laura Joffe Numeroff

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Joffe Numeroff

If You Give a Dog a Donut by Laura Joffe Numeroff

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin Jr.

Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? by Bill Martin Jr.

Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin Jr.

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr.

The Little Red Hen by Paul Galdone

Moo Baa La La La by Sandra Boynton

Red Hat, Yellow Hat by Sandra Boynton

Goodnight Moon by Margret Brown

Dear Zoo: A Lift The Flap Book by Rod Campbell

Have You Seen My Cat? by Eric Carle

1, 2, 3 to the Zoo by by Eric Carle

Jesse Bear, What Will You Wear? by Nancy White Carlstrom

Who’s Making That Mess?  by Jenny Tyler Stephen

Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed by Eileen Christelow

Are You My Mother? by P.D. Eastman

Up to Ten and Down Again by Lisa Campbell Ernst

Is Your Mama A Llama? by Deborah Guarino

Jump, Frog, Jump! by Robert Kalan

Wodney Wat’s Wobot by Helen Lester

It Looked Like Spilt Milk by Charles Shaw

“Buzz, Buzz, Buzz” Went Bumblebee by Colin West

I Don’t Care! Said the Bear by Colin West

I Went Walking by Sue Williams

The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything by Linda Williams

The Napping House by Audrey Wood

The Big Book of Exclamations by Teri Kaminski Peterson

Pacifiers Are Not Forever by Elizabeth Verdick

Oh, The Thinks You Can Think! by Dr. Seuss

The Little Engine that Could by Watty Piper

Caps For Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina

Mrs. Wishy-Washy’s Farm by Joy Cowley

She Sells Seashells: A Tongue Twister Story by Grace Kim

The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats

I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly by Nadine Bernard Westcott

White Snow, Bright Snow by Alvin Tresselt

The Pirate Who Couldn’t Say Arrr! by Angie Neal

Froggy Gets Dressed by Jonathan London

Sheep in a Shop by Nancy Shaw

The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear by Audrey and Don Wood

The Yak Who Yelled Yuk by Carol Pugliano-Martin

The Giant Jam Sandwich by John Vernon Lord

What books would you add to the list?

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