Time to Talk Game and Book

99.00

School can be a frustrating and confusing experience for children who have not developed their communication skills.Not only will access to the curriculum be difficult, so will developing co-operative skills and friendships.
Get children talking and interacting with this clever board game! This fantastic resource teaches and develops essential language and social skills to children aged 4-7.

Description

Get children talking and interacting with this clever board game!  This fantastic resource teaches and develops essential language and social skills to children aged 4-7.

 

The game is centred around Ginger Bear and is designed to complement the Time to Talk book.

Children have the opportunity to perform a variety of role play activities, practice everyday actions and provide information about themselves.

 

Through these enjoyable tasks they learn vital social skills including:

  • listening
  • turn-taking
  • asking and answering questions
  • engaging in basic conversations
  • non-verbal communication
  • eye contact
  • understanding feelings.

Contains:

  • game board
  • 96 question cards
  • 4 Ginger Bear jigsaws
  • 4 playing pieces
  • dice
  • teacher’s notes

 

This book has been developed to teach and develop oral language and social interaction skills to children aged 4-7.

Containing 40 sessions, designed to take place two to three times a week, the book aims to help teachers to develop the “rules” of interaction with the help of the character Ginger the Bear, who features in all the activities.

Skills taught include:

  • eye contact
  • taking turns
  • sharing
  • greetings
  • awareness of feelings
  • giving
  • following instructions
  • listening
  • paying attention
  • play skills.

The book should provide a useful resource for Literacy Hour and curriculum Key Stage 1.

Additional information

Weight 0.3000 lbs