Keep Kids Talking

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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Board Games to Encourage Speaking and Listening and Communication
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Board Games to Encourage Speaking and Listening and Communication

These classic board games can be purchased at Amazon at the links below. However, don’t worry if you aren’t able to get the games because..

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Families sharing reading: connection in a time of isolation
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Families sharing reading: connection in a time of isolation

Reading in your head can be a very solitary activity. Sure, it can be very companionable if you all snuggle up in bed together with..

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Two family games that teach critical thinking skills
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Two family games that teach critical thinking skills

Build speaking skills and critical thinking skills with these fun, play anywhere games. An engaging way to spend some family time together at home. Or why not..

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Mamamoo: A quick game for all of the family
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Mamamoo: A quick game for all of the family

A new game to try this afternoon…  Build your children’s understanding of and skills in non-verbal communication and have lots of laughs along the way!..

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Hot Seating 
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Hot Seating 

Fancy being someone else for a change? Speaking games can allow everyone to escape their own lives for a short time… Run out of things to..

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Brush up your persuasive skills while you are at home
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Brush up your persuasive skills while you are at home

Follow these tips to become a more persuasive speaker Quite a few of the activities we are sharing to keep kids talking involve them need..

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Balloon debates
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Balloon debates

The idea behind balloon debates is that a hot air balloon is sinking and the only way to save the riders is to throw one..

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Let’s Talk About….Sports Commentaries
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Let’s Talk About….Sports Commentaries

We’ve seen some hilarious home-based sports commentary in recent weeks. Two of our favourites are from the commentator Andrew Cotter, who has been commentating on..

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