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Learn from your child

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Learn from your child

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Learn from your child – children gain confidence in speaking through demonstrating their knowledge to others.

Give your child opportunities to give instructions - explaining the rules of a game.

Learn about technology from your child on a regular basis. Ask them to show you something new they have learnt using the phone or the computer.

  • Why am I doing this?

    Talking and listening helps your child build their language and thinking skills – this is a great foundation for them to learn more. Asking questions, finding out answers and looking up words together will help build your child’s vocabulary and knowledge of the world around them. 

  • How can I do more?

    Encourage your child to give their opinions and to ask questions about things they see around them. Help your child to make decisions by discussing their ideas. Check if your child understands different things they hear. Encourage your child to teach you new words and phrases they have learnt.

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