Chatty Bats Language Development Pack (with Finger Puppets)
£445.00 (Excl VAT)
‘Chatty Bats is an accessible and engaging solution to developing understanding and use of language; helping close the language gap for children with delays. An impressively comprehensive resource for any early years setting or classroom.‘
Communication, Language & Literacy Category Winner
Teach Early Years Awards 2020
Chatty Bats is an impactful language development programme developed by speech and language therapists. It combines a robust dialogic reading methodology with a structured hierarchy of language activities. The 10-week programme includes everything you need to deliver it with confidence.
- Guidance and detailed small group session plans
- 40+ additional activities to use across the setting
- Story books, puppets and all session materials
10 week programme includes shared reading and 30 small group structured play sessions. It nurtures and supports children aged 3+ to become more confident and independent as their understanding and spoken language develops. It helps close the language gap for children with delay.
40+ additional activities for the classroom enhance the communication supportive environment and provide ideas for practitioners to support language across the provision. Strategies and activities to share with parents/carers are included.
The pack contains: guidance; detailed session plans and materials; story books; finger puppets and monitoring and evaluation documentation.
* Language Development Programme Manual (288 pp)
* Guidance and Classroom Activities Manual (110 pp)
* 5 Early Soundplay Books: Chatty Bat, Clip Clop’s Picnic, Digby the Diggedy Dog, Millie Makes a Mess and Trish the Fish
* USB stick contains 140 pdfs: Weeks 1-10 summaries; group session resources; classroom activities; parent resources; practicalities summary; register/evaluation sheet; reading strategies and whole class reading guidance
* 10 animal finger puppets: bat, spider, horse, rabbit, dog, robin, frog, mouse, fish and crab
* Cotton drawstring bag