Babbling Babies is a beautifully illustrated activity pack to promote communication development of babies from birth to 18 months old. Learning to talk is the number one life skill for the 21st century. Communication is vital in making friends, letting people know how you feel and keeping you safe. Later, it helps in learning, knowing how to behave and getting on in school.
New babies are geared up to communicate, they do this when they let you know that they are hungry, uncomfortable or tired. How you respond to them will teach them the skills that they need to turn these cries into words then sentences over the next two years. Babbling Babies includes 30 inspiring activities for parents and adults to play and develop a baby’s communication skills.
The activities have been developed by practitioners with specialist experience in developing communication with under threes. Each activity has an idea for babies from birth to 6 months, 6 – 12 months and 12 – 18 months. The activities are focused on the following 5 areas:
- Playing and interacting
- Learning to Listen
- Learning and understanding new words
- Expressing myself
- Exploring and developing
Toddler Talk is a beautifully illustrated activity pack to promote communication development of toddlers from 18 months to 3 years old that now comes in a paperback and hardback edition.
Toddler Talk includes 35 inspiring activities on durable cards for parents and other adults to play with the toddler to develop the toddler’s communication skills. The activities have been developed by practitioners with specialist experience in developing communication with under threes. The activities are focused on the following five areas:
- Attention and Listening
- Understanding what is said
- Learning and using new words
- Building sentences
- Talking socially
Toddlers need the space and time to process sounds and to learn what they mean. Eventually, words build into sentences, into mini-conversations and this means that children will be able to get the best of their new learning environments.