• Chatty Bats

    Chatty Bats Language Development Programme is a targeted intervention for 3-5 year old children. Designed for children with delayed language development it helps to boost their language and communication skills. The programme narrows the gap between them and their peers.

     
  • Chatty Bats

    Chatty Bats Language Development Programme combines the engaging, expertly crafted Early Soundplay stories with a tried and tested language programme, developed by Wendy Lee at LINGO.

     
  • Chatty Bats

    The programme uses a robust dialogic reading methodology, linking engaging stories with structured language activities. It enhances the use of language, vocabulary and understanding of 3-5 year olds.

     

Chatty Bats

The Chatty Bats Language Development Programme is a targeted intervention. It is designed for 3 to 5 year old children who have delayed language development.

Chatty Bats boosts the understanding and spoken language of children, ages 3 to 5, and increases their confidence and engagement. The programme helps to narrow the gap between them and their peers.

The Chatty Bats Language Development Programme uses a robust dialogic reading methodology. The engaging Early Soundplay stories are linked with structured language activities. This enhances the use of language, vocabulary and understanding of 3-5 year olds.

The programme is based on evidence around:

  • Positive impact of dialogic reading
  • Additional activities needed for children with language needs
  • Props that help children with language needs to engage
  • Inclusion of ‘pause reading’ and ‘elaborative reminiscing’

A 10 week language intervention programme

  • Based around 5 of the Clickety Early Soundplay stories
  • 30 sessions with puppets, activities and materials
  • Over 40 additional activities for the whole class and parents
  • Monitoring and evaluation documentation
  • Support for vocabulary, understanding and use of language

Chatty Bats combines the engaging, expertly crafted Early Soundplay stories with a tried and tested language programme developed by Wendy Lee at LINGO.

Programme contents:

  • Guidance and Classroom Activities – includes background information and resources for parents
  • Language Development Programme – 10 weeks of small group session plans with resources
  • USB flashcrive – wasy toprint pdfs of essential resources for classroom activities, small group sessions and parents
  • Five Clickety Early Soundplay books with ten finger puppets
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