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Language and Communication Combine two key ideas or concepts  This resource has been viewed by a moderator.


Pupils combine two key ideas or concepts.

Early years skill:Speaking
Early years typical range:16-26m
P-scales/Curriculum skill:English Speaking
P-scales/Curriculum level:P5
TAP skill:Expressive Language
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
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Activity/strategy name and materials required How to do the activity Key principles for doing the activity and comments
Dressing Up

Hats and scarves and socks and shoes

  1. Play a dressing up game;
  2. Put a hat on your head and say 'look.... Mary's hat';
  3. Then let the child choose a hat and (you) say 'look.... Mohammed's hat'.
Dressing toys up

Soft toys and clothing

Tidy up

As above and a tidy up bag


Favourite story and some toy figures or toy plastic animals from the story

If the child does not make a response at step 6, you could:

  • Wait;
  • Start the sentence yourself, for example "Goldilocks is...";
  • Say something wrong and see if the child corrects you, for example "Goldilocks is sleeping" (and if the child does not correct you, you can correct yourself - e.g. look confused about what you just said and then say the correct thing;
  • Continue commenting on what the characters are doing.
Tea party

Plastic tea set and food and some soft toys

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