Language Development Articles

The Importance of Pretend Play in a Young Child’s Life

Play is an integral part of a child’s life. A child begins to learn that when an object is picked up, the object has a name and often a sound / movement / action attached to it. For example, ‘a lion’ can roar and stomp around. Children learn about: 1. The world /...

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Literacy and language in the Early Years.

Language and literacy develop co-currently. As soon as a baby is born it is met with sound. There are then crucial times in a child’s early years for when language develops: • At 6 months a child’s brain is ‘open’ to receive babble (their native language)• At 12...

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