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DAILY DIALOGUE WITH YOUR CHILD

CREATING MEANINGFUL CONVERSATIONS WITH YOUR CHILD AFTER CHILD CARE

Speech bubble saying 'I saw Amy at pick up today, what did she have for lunch?'


Focus on friends

Children express themselves easier
by talking about their friends.

Graphic of a little girl with hands up in the air
Graphic of a child on swing

Tangible items

Mention some items that
your child would see 
or play with at the service,
this helps them recall
situations.

 

Speech bubble saying 'Those wooden blocks looked fun, what did the kids build with them?'
Speech bubble saying 'You love our puzzles at home, which one should we bring with you tomorrow?'


Connect to their interest

Think about activities your
child enjoys at home
and see if they can bring
them into the service.

Graphic of a little girl playing with building blocks
Graphic of a photo of a girl in a sandpit


Documentation inspiration

Use images or 
notes from the
educators at your
service.

 

 

Speech bubble saying 'Look at this lovely photo of you at the sandpit, what did the sand feel like in your toes?'
Speech bubble saying 'I wonder what you'd make for lunch if you were cooking tomorrow?'

I wonder if...
'I wonder if' questions
are a fantastic way to
tap into you child's
imagination and goals.

Graphic of a little chef


To find quality approved early education and care in Australia visit
www.startingblocks.gov.au/find-child-care/

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