Point and see

Help your baby get used to the world around them by talking about it while you’re out and about.

Going for a walk is a great time to chat to your baby and help them pick up new words.

As you go, point to things you can see and let your baby know what they are. For example: “bus”, “dog”, “sky”.

As your baby gets older, you can introduce describing words like colours, “big” or “small”, “fast” or “slow”.

This helps your baby learn words, pay attention to the things around them, and understand how to describe things.

Good to know

Naming what you see shows your baby that words have meanings and a purpose. It also builds their vocabulary.