Ways to encourage talking and play

Nursery Age


How to help their language along

Ways to encourage talking and play

Practical activities which create a situation where your child needs to communicate.
The key theme being making sure the child cannot access the thing they want (therefore have to communicate to get it) and not accepting pointing – if needed, model the word to them but wait until they repeat it back (this can be an attempt, they don’t need to get all the sounds exactly right) before you give them the item

Developing children’s pretend play – Talk4meaning

Activities to develop children’s pretend play