During this 5 week course, you and your child will have the opportunity to explore a range of speaking and listening activities that Early Year’s children are taught, these activities are aimed to develop your awareness as a family about communication skill, including: speaking, listening, interacting and understanding skills at home.
The course uses animal themed games/ activities, (including singing/ rhyme/ craft/ repetition), to encourage and develop speaking and listening skills. You will increase your skills and confidence to support your child’s speech and language development at home.
There will also be lots of ideas for further activities you can do as a family, plus links to various useful websites. This course will enable you to be creative as a family whilst developing your confidence through communicating effectively with others and developing positive interaction skills as a family unit. You will be asked to complete an Initial Assessment at the start of the course, then you will just work through each section in order.
How long is the course?
This course is designed to take approximately 2 hours per session and there is 5/6 sessions but you can take your time with each of the activities. There are activities just for you, the Learner, to complete at the beginning and end of the course, and activities to complete with your child.