Language Basics

Are you interested in learning more about your child’s communication skills? Then you’re in the right place! In our Language Basics posts, I’ll be talking about language development, how to stimulate it in your home, and if/when you should be worried about your child’s communication skills. This will be an ongoing series here at Twodaloo- I have so much to write about on the subject of early language! Browse the topics we’ve already discussed below, or add a suggestion for what you’d like to see a post on using the comment form at the end of the page. Happy reading!

Language Basics Posts

What is Language? An introduction to the different areas of language and the difference between language and speech.

All About Pragmatics (Social Language) Why social language is such a central part of communication.

How Many Words? Why just counting the number of words your child says is NOT the best measure of his/her communication skills!

When Will My Toddler REALLY Start Talking? An overview of early language development and 5 signs your toddler’s expressive language is about to EXPLODE!

Getting Into the Communication Zone With Your Child Wondering how to help your toddler develop speech and language skills? The first step- getting into the “communication zone” with your child. Here’s how!

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Building Language with Music

Building Language with Art

Building Language in the Kitchen

Building Language with Small World Play

Favorite Language Activities for Little Ones

Make an Experience Book!

Family Chalkboard

Color Lab

Language and Lemonade

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Email me at stephanie(at) with your idea for a topic. I look forward to hearing from you!