Building on the successful ‘spirals’ programme this series of books addresses language development in the three core areas of the curriculum. Linking the work done in school with simple games and activities to be used at home. All activities have been tried and tested – proven effectiveness. A video CD contains explanation and demonstration of the programme and its implementation, with commetns from staff who have used it.
Linking the work done in pre-school and school with simple games and activities that can be used at home. These activities have also been found useful in these settings as stand alone be activities to develop particular concepts. These simple play/activities are ideal for teachers to copy and give out to parents and carers who want to know how to help their child improve his or her language skills and have fun at the same time. There is a clear structure and progression of ideas with supporting black/line drawings to act as prompts. There is a simple record keeping system which can be used if wished to support home/school/setting communication.