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Come Talk with Me resources

We have a range of fantastic digital resources to support your work with children, parents and other practitioners within your setting. Please contact your early years adviser for more information about how to use the resources and to make a request for them.

Monthly Come Talk with Me top tip posters 

Simple messages for parents and practitioners to support all children’s communication and language skills.

Age range: all under fives 

Look Who’s Talking leaflets 

A guide for parents to help with what to look for as their child grows and develops their communication and language skills.

Age range: 6 months to 4 years

Handy hint cards 

Handy hints and activities to encourage young children to talk.

Age range:

  • Baby Talk – 6 to 12 months
  • Toddler Talk – 18 months to 2 years
  • Pre-School Talk – 3 to 4 years.

Communication journey posters 

Posters to support practitioners with their observations of children’s communication and language to aid targeted assessment.

Age range:

  • baby – 0 to 26 months
  • toddler – 16 to 50 months
  • pre-school – 30 to 60 months

Time to Talk home learning cards 

A range of everyday, simple activities to support parents with home learning. Activities are designed to encourage an aspect of children’s communication and language. Each age range includes six separate activity cards.

Age range: baby, toddler and pre-school

‘Turn the TV Off’ online activity posters - online

An online monthly activity for parents which supports home learning. Simple ideas that encourage turning the tv off and doing something different instead.

Can be accessed via the Family Information Facebook page.

Age range: all under fives

Getting ready for school leaflets 

parents leaflet explaining school readiness, focused on the prime areas of learning and how to get children off to the best possible start.