have been designed to help develop children's
understanding of basic concepts and to promote the use of expressive
language using a story form that is both appealing and motivating.
take a new approach to learning basic language concepts by presenting
the material in story form, which children find both interesting
and enjoyable. Beautifully illustrated, StoryCards are a versatile
resource to help to develop children's understanding of basic language
concepts, to promote the use of expressive language and to encourage
sequencing and retelling.
pack contains four stories with an endearing central animal character.
The Verbs and Prepositions packs also contain finger puppets of
the main characters so the concepts can be acted out.
line drawings on the back of each card provide a colouring activity
and help to reinforce the concepts discussed.
are no words on the cards themselves; making them ideal for the
teaching of foreign languages.
for use alongside other more structured language resources, StoryCards
will help to reinforce understanding of basic language and encourage
group: Speech & language therapists, teachers, occupational
therapists, educational psychologists, parents, carers, language
this pack to develop children's understanding of basic verbs. It features
four stories: -The Hungry Frog (Rana the Frog): is, sit, jump, swim,
fall, climb, see.-Muddy All Over (Pongo the Hippo): like, say, go,
wash, smell, pull, push.-Eric Sings All Night (Eric the Sheep): sing,
love, come, find, look at/for, sleep. -Hip, Hip, Hooray (Oz the Ostrich):
run, walk, play, kick, eat, drink, stand.
verb is repeated several times in various situations to reinforce
the child's understanding of its meaning. Finger puppets of the four
central characters are excellent for 'doing' the actions in the stories,
and the line illustrations on the reverse of each card provide a colouring
activity for the child.
child's understanding of the concept increases, expression using the
verbs can be encouraged. This pack can also be used to develop understanding
of other concepts, including adjectives, opposites, prepositions and
comparatives/superlatives, alongside the verbs.
story picture cards, 32pp A5 booklet, 4 finger puppets
four adjectives in each story include: -Elephant to the Rescue (Mala
the Elephant): big, little, wet, dry.-A Home of his Own (Zak the
Mouse): full, empty, open, shut.-Nowhere to Hide (Saba the Zebra):
long, short, tall, small.-Time to Play (Pinda the Lion Cub): dirty,
clean, dark, light.
adjective is repeated several times in various situations to reinforce
the child's understanding of its meaning. This pack can also be
used to consolidate other concepts, including verbs, opposites,
pronouns and comparatives/superlatives, as well as being useful
for sequencing and retelling stories.
A5 story picture cards, A5 booklet
on prepositions, this pack contains four stories covering: -Up, Up
and Away (Bertie the Bluebird): in, on, under.-On the Trail of a Snail
(Sam the Snail): in front, behind, next to.-Over the Trees and Far
Away (Dot the Giraffe): over, through, between.-Cool in the Pool (Rolo
the Hippo): above, below, around.
of the prepositions can be acted out using the finger puppets of the
central animal characters. The pack can also be used to develop an
understanding of verbs and simple adjectives, alongside prepositions.
48 A5 story picture cards, A5 booklet + 4 finger puppets