Language Builders

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Our Language Builders programme is designed to support your child’s language development (between the ages of 2 – 3 years).

There are 4 sessions each lasting about 45 minutes.

The sessions takes place within a small relaxed group where you and your child can join in with fun, playful activities which encourage speech and language development.

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Each session is designed in the same way so you and your child become familiar with the structure and feel confident to join in with the activities.

The aims of the group are:

  • To provide an understanding of Speech and Communication Development
  • Develop Attention and Listening skills in children
  • Encourage Turn Taking skills
  • Develop Expressive Language
  • Help children’s understanding of words/phrases
  • Understand the importance of play

The activities involve the use of everyday objects and toys you will have available within your home so can then be repeated

More information about child’s language development I CAN's Talking Point

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On our fourth week we look at the importance of using Books and Rhymes within the home and how this can help increase speech development.

The BookStart programme is produced by The Literacy Trust

Your child will receive a free Bookstart Bag at the end of the course.

To find out more about Language Builders, contact us

Contact

West & Central Hub
East Newport Family Centre
Furrlongs
Newport
PO30 2AX

01983 529208

North East Wight Hub
Ryde Family Centre
George Street
Ryde
PO33 2JF

01983 617617

South Wight Hub
Sandown Family Centre
The Fairway
Sandown
PO36 9EQ

01983 408718

iowfamilycentres@barnardos.org.uk

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