When children are learning to write, we think it is important that they feel confident to put their ideas on paper without being too worried about being correct! Download these handouts to learn more about ‘invented spelling’ and the process of ‘shared writing’
Supporting early writing and examples of have-a-go writing
When children draw, they learn to put their thoughts on paper. This is an important step towards becoming a writer. Download this handout for ideas on how to support young children’s drawing.
Supporting early drawing and writing
Supporting early drawing
Young children learn new language through everyday conversations. Use this handout for ideas on how to enrich your child’s language.
Storytelling game and word dice
Download this handout to find out about a fun game to help stimulate conversation with children.
Download the word dice (English, Afrikaans, isiXhosa and isiZulu)
Click an image or button to download a 12-page booklet with practical suggestions for parents and caregivers on how to support children’s informal learning in the early years (4 – 7 years).
Available in English, Afrikaans, isiXhosa and isiZulu.