A functional way to increase vocabulary and over all clarity of speech is to label and describe things outside. One way you can do this with your child is by playing eye spy.
After a very cold New York winter, the flowers are starting to bloom. Describing the different types of flowers this spring, can diversify a child’s vocabulary in colors, shapes, and the changes in nature. For example, parents can point out to a tulip and say ” look at this red flower, it is called a tulip, tulips have oval shaped petals”. By explaining the flower in detail, the child is expanding their spring word bank.
Children are now able to come face to face with things they’ve mostly seen in books and on TV. We have created a flower scavenger hunter to practice these tips so Scroll down to the end of the newsletter to download it to join us for the fun!