Speaking and Listening underpins the Early Years curriculum and is instrumental in every child developing to their full potential. The role play areas are explicit in being dedicated to encouraging speaking and listening through play however this element of English is evident in every single subject. Time to talk is used to encourage reluctant speakers.
Helping your child is easy!
- Talk to them about everyday tasks.
- Encourage role play at home.
- Encourage children to talk as they play with their toys.
- Ask them to re-tell familiar stories.