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Language and Communication Activities to develop understanding of instructions containing 2 key words - set 3 (noun + adjective/preposition)  This resource has been viewed by a moderator.


These activities will help you child to develop the ability to understand instructions containing 2 key words. To find out more information about key word instructions click here

Early years skill:Understanding
Early years typical range:16-26m
P-scales/Curriculum skill:English Listening
P-scales/Curriculum level:P5
TAP skill:Understanding of Language/Comprehension
TAP level:TAP30
Pre/Nat. Curriculum Area:not specified
Pre/Nat. Curiculum Standard:not specified
Section:Early Years (0-5yrs) info; Primary (5-11yrs) info
Activity/strategy name and materials required How to do the activity Key principles for doing the activity and comments
Big/little feeding game - works of object + size (noun + adjective)

1. Print and cut out the big/little food pictures.

2. Ask your child to choose a favourite toy and explain you are going to feed them.

3. Explain you have big food and little food. Lay out a small selection of food - make sure you have both the big and little version of the same food.

4. Give your child instructions, e.g. give teddy the big carrot, give teddy the little eggs.

5. After a few turns, encourage your child to give you an instruction to follow. 

If you child is finding understanding big/little difficult, try using some activities that focus on learning these concepts - click here

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