More Than Baby Talk

More Than Baby Talk

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This guide illustrates 10 practices teachers can use to support the development of language and communication skills in infants and toddlers. One of the strategies mentioned is labeling an object, activity, or action. Using descriptive and rich language builds young children’s vocabulary and they will be more likely to use those same words when communicating with others.

Age(s): Infant, Toddler

Part of: Practice Opportunities

Topic: Language Facilitation and Support

Category: Category 2: Teacher-Child Interactions | Subcategory: Category 2: Language Facilitation and Support | Measure: P-LFS-05: Uses Descriptive Language