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Talking games to play on your walks
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Talking games to play on your walks

In usual times these games would often be classified as “car games” though they have always been played on buses and trains, in kitchens and..

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Using screens to stimulate talk 
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Using screens to stimulate talk 

When we think of kids in front of the TV or on the computer or with a phone, we tend to think of them zoned..

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Let’s Talk About…Inventions!
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Let’s Talk About…Inventions!

This is a great oracy activity to really stimulate the imagination. We never fail to be impressed and astonished at some of the incredible ideas..

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Design challenge: a fun family activity for budding designers
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Design challenge: a fun family activity for budding designers

Nurture your children's imagination and design skills with this fun game. Perfect to play on your daily walks!

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A game to introduce debating skills: “If I ruled the world”
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A game to introduce debating skills: “If I ruled the world”

  Player one begins by saying, “If I ruled the world, I would… because…” (They need to describe what they would do and why). The..

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Talking Pictures
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Talking Pictures

Here’s a fun one to try with the ‘Talkr App’: 30 seconds to give an insight into a modern /historical or literary figure. The app..

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Would you rather…?
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Would you rather…?

Do your kids love to play “Would you rather…?” They may well want to come up with the grossest choices they can think of so..

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Telling jokes! Families that laugh together survive isolation together
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Telling jokes! Families that laugh together survive isolation together

Using humour can help everybody to get through the day. There are so many ways to encourage more joke-telling at home. You could: Challenge your..

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The Art of Talking
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The Art of Talking

Opportunities for family talk during arts and crafts activities Sometimes as parents we settle our children down with paints, play dough or colouring books in..

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Let’s Talk About…What’s Wrong With These Pictures?
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Let’s Talk About…What’s Wrong With These Pictures?

What’s wrong with the pictures below? Spot the deliberate mistakes! There are so many odd things going on in these seemingly normal every day scenes!..

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