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Weekend Words – supporting your child’s language at home

This is a series of videos made by Speech and Language therapists and assistants within the Sheffield team, giving ideas to support children’s communication at home. There are also videos to support routines and the return to school following the coronavirus pandemic.  

Meal times

Playing with play dough (giving choices)

Using toys

Water play

Washing up


Bath time


Learning describing words – doing the washing

Learning language categories (what goes together) – Digging for treasure

Developing attention and turn taking- Lycra play

Developing attention and listening- Turn taking and Ready, steady, go

Developing attention and talking- Sharing books

Helping to say words clearly (Speech remodelling) 

Helping to say words clearly (Syllable clapping)

Using signs and symbols (Going back to school)

Using pictures to help with routines (getting ready in a morning)


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