Essential Early Soundplay bundles are user-friendly flexible resources which are designed to support children's developing speech sound awareness and vocabulary knowledge, and so boost early language and literacy skills.You can bring the stories alive with the puppets and children love being able to retell the stories with them. They also enjoy, and benefit from, hearing Sophie Thompson's warm and engaging interpretation of the stories again and again.
Digby the Diggedy Dog: Digby the Diggedy Dog goes out into the garden to play. He digs a big BIG hole, dig dig diggedy dig. And plays tag with two little frogs.
Millie Makes a Mess: Millie likes making tasty treats for her mouse friends Tess and Bess. Whoops! Spatters of milk, egg and stawberry juice all over her dress. Millie, what a mess!
Keelo's Cookies: Keelo can't find his cookies, just a trail of crumbs... 'Have you eaten my cookies?' he asks his friends. The trail leads to Erica's chicks - have they eaten his cookies?
Written by a speech and language therapist each story is packed with multiple repetitions of selected sounds and rhymes. The stories are expertly crafted to support children's developing speech sound awareness and vocabulary knowledge. These are key foundation skills for success with phonics, early reading and spelling. The simple, interactive storylines make it easy for children to anticipate what happens next and to join in when they hear the stories again. This provides lots of opportunities for them to both hear and practice saying words. Product Code: CBSET3