Stories are such a fun part of learning to talk. Once a child can share simple stories a whole new world opens up! We can help children build up to telling simple stories by teaching them the elements of a basic sentence: Who, What and Where.
In this video you’ll learn the makaton for these ‘wh’ words and a little more about why it’s useful to emphasise these words when we’re talking with young children.
If your child isn’t talking in full sentences yet, then check out these ideas to help them start joining words together.
Of course, books are a great way to teach children these key who/what/where elements. Check out this post with ideas for sharing books with your little one.