The 48 cards depict a wide range of states such as listening and frowning, intentions such as beckoning and stopping, reactions such as hushing and sneering, and emotions such as anger and happiness.
Most of the expressions and actions shown are universally understood, but some have alternate meanings in different cultures
Includes: fingers – counting, tapping on the shoulder; hand – waving, shaking hands; face – frowning, raising eyebrows.
Fingers (tap, crossed fingers, thumbs up); Hand (shake hands, clap, stop); Body (hug, cuddle, shrug); legs (tiptoe, stamp); Mouth (kiss, yawn, licking lips); Face (frown, raise eyebrows, wince); Eyes (wink, cry, stare).
- “The large format cards create an impact and lend themselves to groupwork. They depict real life, fascinate, and evoke thought and laughter. … While especially valuable for school-aged children with speech, language and communication needs, this resource would serve other client groups well, and extend non-verbal communication in those with limited expressive language.” Speech & Language Therapy in Practice
- “A very relevant resource that would be used throughout the school across all age phases.” Teacher
- “Ideal to use with a wide range of children, including those with pragmatic disorders and those needing to improve receptive language and communication skills.” Nursery Education