Vocabulary Development is about expanding the words used and how they are used in different situations. Language Development focuses on understanding spoken and written communication, and how we use words to tell others what we are thinking.
Vocabulary and Language Development Links
Storyline Online - Books are read by famous people to encourage vocabulary development
Wonderopolis - Improve language and vocabulary by reading short articles about various 'wonderings'! Each article contains activities that families can try together which helps to expand vocabulary.
Free Rice - Test your vocabulary and feed people rice in real life
Dogonews - Promote language development using current events for older kids
Learning Resource - Free worksheets!!!
Let's Work Together
Research shows that when parents and caregivers work with their children on speech and language throughout the routines of their day, children' vocabulary and understanding of language grows!