Good communication is the gateway to learning, friendships, academic achievement and success at work

Listen up - it's not just talking

Audience: Parents, practitioners who work with children aged 0-11

It isn't easy to see and recognise what happens beneath the surface of children's communication. Being able to listen, pay attention, play and understand are the fundamental building blocks of communication. 

Adults play a crucial role in supporting these skills. If a child can't listen and understand, they'll struggle to talk.

We've developed resources to encourage listening, understanding, interaction and play. For pre-school children, Listen Up 0-5, includes a card game with fun activities and advice on how parents and early year's workers can use the resource.

To download the packs please follow the links below.

Listen Up - for parents and practitioners working with children aged 0-5

Listen Up - for parents and practitioners working with children aged 5-11

 

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