The Luton Speech, Language and Communication Team have created some activities you can do at home that may be useful in supporting your child to progress further in their language development.
Does your child know the name of these animals? This colouring sheet will be a good way to introduce and talk about some of these animals!
Farm Animals – Matching activity
Simply cut out the pictures of the young animals in this resource for a lovely matching activity.
Fruit Words Mat
Sorting Fruits and Vegetables
This is a great way to help the children sort items into the correct category
This is a fun way for your child to familiarise him/herself with different weather conditions and the appropriate clothes to wear with this handy clothes sorting activity. The resources features three A4 display posters; “Rainy”, “Snowy” and “Sunny” and 18 different cards each with a different clothing item on. Can they sort the clothes onto the appropriate weather condition?
Pack a Suitcase!
This fun and handy cutting and sticking activity gives your children the opportunity to show how much they’ve learned about clothing for different seasons/countries.
Prepositions Matching Cards
A set of handy matching cards featuring a variety of positional language and accompanying images.
Preposition Powerpoint Activity – What’s the Position
This is a great powerpoint to identify and teach the position of common things.
Prepositions Cut and Paste activity
A great cut and paste activity to help students identify the position of familiar animals. This task can be completed as a whole class, in small groups or individually.
To work on your child’s understanding of prepositions as well as listening skills!
The following activities are designed to help improve your child’s understanding of key words. Each activity has instructions which contain ‘key words’ that a child must understand in order to follow the instruction correctly. You may also want to develop your child’s expressive language by taking in turns to give instructions.
Listening to 2 key word instructions
Listening to 3 key word instructions
Listening to 4 key word instructions
These different scenarios and accompanying question cards will familiarise your child with how questions are asked and the essential ‘Wh-‘ question words such as Who, What, Where and When. Answering these questions will also help them learn to infer things from their surroundings and gather information effectively. Picture Scenes and ‘Wh-‘ Questions contains:
BBQ Scene and Wh Questions.pdf
Beach Picnic Scene and Wh Questions.pdf
Birthday Party Scene and Wh Questions.pdf
Breakfast Scene and Wh Questions.pdf
Cafe Scene and Wh Questions.pdf