Communication with babies and toddlers
Your baby may not be planning to tell you about their day over a cup of tea. But they will communicate a lot before speaking their first words. Here we talk about their body language, sounds and talking.
You might be worrying about what’s normal, ok or a sign that your 0 to 6 month old will study English at Oxford sometime soon. This guide talks about what to expect, how to encourage your baby’s babble and when to chat to someone else.
Grab a cosy blanket, a strong tea and your favourite snack because you’re about to get an excuse for a long sit-down. Here’s why reading to your child could be the best thing you do this week.
Here we look at babbling, gesturing and baby language development from 6 to 12 months. At this stage, babies are developing quickly and will gesture and recognise key words.
There is so much to look forward to as babies grow into toddlers, but the start of tantrums is one development often dreaded by parents. Here we look at how to deal with tantrums.
A baby’s first words are usually heard between 12 and 18 months. You can encourage speech development with baby talk and by recognising child language development stages.
Here we look at communication and language development in children. We discuss how you can encourage progress with your baby and eventually help a toddler learn to talk.
Discover the importance and benefits of outdoor play for kids. Being outdoors can be an exciting sensory experience in the early years; here we discuss some fun activities.