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Communication and Language resources


A range of recommended home/school learning opportunities to promote communication and language have been made available by LPDS for parents and carers. Please use these materials by using the link below:

A list of websites is below to support some of the activities in the PDF above:

Ideas for Parents to Support their Child’s Learning at Home:

Provide children with paper and pens/pencils/crayons to draw pictures, engage in writing - including practising letter formation, writing simple words, captions, lists, simple sentences.
Provide opportunities for children to play boards games with adults or siblings, encouraging taking turns, communication, language and vocabulary skills and maths skills. For example dominoes, snakes and ladders, bingo, tiddly winks.

Opportunities for children to play in outdoor spaces – gardens, backyards (not visiting parks or public places.) Games which involve throwing and catching, (soft items from indoors such as sponges, scarves, balloons, etc. bubbles using washing up liquid and wire to make a simple bubble blower, skipping, jumping, hopscotch, etc.


Useful Websites:

The following websites are for parents to access with ideas of activities they can do with their child or activities they can set up to support their child’s continuing learning at home.

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