oral language development

2 articles

Do These 3 Things Every Day to Help Your Child grow: Talk, Read, Sing

  • 19 June 2019
  • Jerri Pirc

Am reminded of the famous "Jaws "movie quote, "You're gonna need a bigger boat ! ". When it comes to developing oral language, reading, and writing skills, you not only need a better boat, you need a bigger ocean. Read on as my guest blogger, Speech and Language Therapist, Catherine Campbell, explains what you can do to help your child learn at school.

1000 Books Before School: A New Zealand Library's Pilot Project

  • 1 April 2019
  • Jerri Pirc

Guest blogger Mary Butler explains her library's pilot project. 1000 Books Before School’s Vision is to create a “we read aloud to our children from birth” community culture in the Motueka Library District. 1000 Books Before School is the result of a simple idea: The amount of reading, talking and singing you do with your children matters.