As some of you will know, over the past couple of weeks we have been giving tips on how to support communication during everyday tasks and activities. This week, we're talking about the supermarket. Doing the weekly food shop can be a chore with lots of little monsters hanging off of you or trying to escape! Hopefully these tips for talking will not only support communication but also keep your little ones occupied! 5 Tips for Talking at the Supermarket 1. Shopping List Game
Cooking is a fab activity for supporting communication development. This week we're giving you our top 5 ideas to support communication development while in the kitchen. 1. Recipe Game Place all the ingredients out on the table and ask your child to give you the ingredients as you need them. You can make this easier by showing a picture of what you need if it's part of your recipe book/ online recipe. For your younger kids, you can say the ingredients as you pick them up.
Sydney has so many amazing green spaces, from kids parks, to ovals to National Parks. That's why this week, we're sharing 5 tips to help your child's communication skills while playing at the park! 1. Kids Play Parks The slide is a great place to practise "ready, steady, go"! Just like we did with our other Ready, Steady, Go activities, say "ready, steady..." and wait for your child to look or say, "go" before pushing them down the slide. Model imaginary play to older pre-sch
Since it's almost Mother's Day, I thought I would write a special post to show you how you can make a Mother's Day card while helping communication development! Here are some ideas of what you can do while making something to say thank you to all our lovely mummies! That's right! A simple Mother's Day card can be a language activity! All you need is a piece of card and some colouring pencils or crayons. Fold the piece of card in half and start drawing! Give your child a choi
This is our second blog post in this series where we're giving tips on how to help your pre-schooler develop their language skills in fun, everyday activities. This week, we're sharing 5 tips to help your child's communication skills while playing AT THE BEACH! Here are my Top 5 Tips for supporting communication at the beach: 1. Sandcastle Building The beach is a great place to help your child learn new verbs (action words). Commenting on what your child is doing using simple