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The Communication Cookbook

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An activity book for schools and parents with accompanying CD, packed with ideas for activities and games focusing on the five essential ‘ingredients’ that support children’s communication skills (4–6 years). The Communication Cookbook shows how to help children build language skills and grow into confident skilful communicators during their critical first two years at primary school. The Communication Cookbook is a resource book/DVD of activities to support children's language and communication. It focuses on five essential ingredients that support children's communication skills, and contains simple recipes to help parents and teachers to develop these in skills in children aged four to six. The five essential ingredients are:

  • Attention and Listening
  • Vocabulary
  • Building Sentences
  • Story Telling
  • Conversations

This section of the Talking Point website includes free downloadable PDFs of activities in The Communication Cookbook, and some great online games. "Thank you for sending us the copy of The Communication Cookbook. It really is an excellent resource and will be exceptionally useful to us when planning further ways of supporting pupils with SEN, their teachers and their parents." ISBN: 978-0-9565855-0-9

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In the video above, Wendy Lee, speech and language therapist, shows you how to teach children good listening.
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