Learning to communicate is one of the most important skills for young children. In fact, it is considered one of the major developmental tasks in early childhood! Communication skills is vital for children. It enables them to interact with the people in their world and to have their needs met. Few tasks in early childhood are as important as this one!
Communication skills development for young children includes gaining the abilities to understand and to express thoughts, feelings, and information. Understanding communication begins before birth (during pregnancy) and continues throughout one’s life. As a child hears, sees, and interprets information from other people, they are developing communication skills.
Communication skills in childcare comes from responsive families and teachers who all play a critical role in providing rich language development. Appropriate language stimulation helps all areas of children’s development, whereas limited language stimulation can significantly delay a child’s development.
H&H Child Care Training provides ample courses on communication skills in childcare to help early childhood teachers be fully equipped with the skills and knowledge they need to promote language in their classroom. Our classes can also can go towards the 24 clock hours of annual training requirement for Texas. Some courses include A Taste of Words, Infants and Toddlers: Stages of Development, or Making Words Work to only name a few.
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