Communicating is about all the opportunities in the day where we talk and listen to children.  Your aim is always to give them opportunities to talk and expand their vocabulary. 


A series of tipsheets under the banner Playing at Home have been designed to engage, inspire and support children and their families play and learn together. 

Reading stories together helps build routine and closeness.

A great game is to try communicating in silence with no words just using gestures and expressions.

Card games and board games are great ways to encourage new words and turn taking.