March 2015

From blowing raspberries to kicking k - how children learn to make speech sounds

Learning how to make the sounds we use for speech requires physical co-ordination and motor planning skills. In this blog we’re going to look at how we make different speech sounds and how children learn and practice to use those sounds. 


Posted by Amanda Baxter - I CAN | with 0 comments

Play by numbers

Love it or hate it, numeracy is an essential part of our daily lives, so it is important that children are able to get a good grasp of the foundations. Check out Dr Amanda Gummer's suggestions of toys and activities you can provide to encourage development in some of the areas of numeracy, for early years and Key Stage 1. 


Posted by Dr Amanda Gummer - Fundamentally Children | with 1 comments

Top tips for using sound play

Learn about key how to support children's spoken and written language development with sound play


Posted by Anne Ayre - Clickety Books | with 0 comments