“Mum, mum, mum, mum, mum – yes that’s right, Mum”. For parents, well mums, who doesn’t remember assisting your child to learn their first word (unashamedly hoping it would be Mum).
If your child hasn’t spoken their first word yet, what’s the bet you’ve already started the mum chant to help them out.
We’re sure this happens all across NZ.
Those moments of firsts are so special and regardless of if that first word is Mum, or dog (pronounced og), or something else, it’s an amazing moment.
But the real reason it’s so exciting is that it’s the beginning of a new development stage which opens a whole new world of communication and once that door is open, there is a lot that parents can do to help our children find their first words and build their language skills.
Introducing First Words books – books designed to help our little people while their having fun. Which is simply the best way to learn for the.
Our books include simple, whimsical illustrations. Images that help link to the words and assist in identifying what is on the page.
The first books help introduce letters, colours, animals, foods and so on. An introduction to some important words for everyday life.
They provide a great way to start a conversation about these essential words from the very beginning!