Chatty Bats Language Development Pack (with Finger Puppets)

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£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

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1 review for Chatty Bats Language Development Pack (with Finger Puppets)

  1. Teach Early Years Award 2020

    Winner of the Communication, Language & Literacy category:

    “The resource is well designed, professionally produced and includes all the resources you would need for the approach. This is an impressively comprehensive resource for any early years setting or classroom.”

    Sue Cowley, Award Judge

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