Early Language

The Progression of Imitation

Imitation- the ability to mirror, repeat, and practice the actions of others. And children LOVE it and are BORN with it. Think about in the early days when your child copies your smile or sticks their tongue out. As they enter the language explosion stage they begin imitating EVERYTHING you say- words, tone of voice,… Continue reading The Progression of Imitation

Early Language Activities, Preschool

Preparing Your Toddler For A Doctor’s Appointment Through Play

Does your toddler have a doctor's appointment coming up? Use the experience to your advantage and start teaching the vocabulary BEFORE they get to the office! Pre-teaching the vocabulary makes your child familiar with the terms, understand the sequence, and gives them words to attach to what is happening. For the doctor's office, I recommend… Continue reading Preparing Your Toddler For A Doctor’s Appointment Through Play