Language Development Ten Top Tips

1.  Give your child time to answer you.

2.  Be interested in what your child enjoys doing.

3.  Have the TV/computer/games machine turned off some of every day.

4.  Make enjoying a story part of your daily routine.

5.  Sing songs and rhymes to each other and together.

6.  Visit/engage with your local library.

7.  Listen to your child as they retell stories in their own words.

8.  Enjoy movement and dance together.

9.  Listen to your child as they chat about what they have been doing, would like to do and are feeling.

10. Talk with your child about what you/they are doing.