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Communication and Language Development

Listening to stories and story telling enables a wealth of communication skills from talking about what you enjoyed about the story to describing the plot and character feelings. If you're feeling really creative you could make up your own story or extend upon a favourite story.  For example, what did the bears do after Goldilocks had run out of their house?


Scroll down for online links to stories and further ideas for communication skills. 

Oliver's Vegetables

The Train Ride. By June Crebbin Published by Walker Books

Settle in to hear "Moana and the Ocean" read by Auli'i Cravalho, voice of Moana.

Celebrate world ocean day!
Many more stories and activities at

Are you able to follow instructions? Can you zip up your coat, run an errand or make some play dough?

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