Giving children the best start for literacy – speaking and listening skills

Today’s literacy and learning insight is targeted at parents of early years and foundation  and will also be useful for educations or students of these ages.

Traditional picture book reading is beneficial for children. However, when children become the story-teller, their vocabulary and oral language will expand at a much greater rate.

Listening to stories is useful for children, however learning to verbalise stories produces much more significant gains.

Watch the clips and see how this can be implemented within the home.

You may also wish to look at the following supportive products which may be useful for children at this stage of literacy and learning development.