Early Words Aboriginal Videos

Each video lets you know what bub can do and gives you lots of ideas to help bub learn. They're divided into nine stages from pregnancy to 5 years.

Pregnancy

Screenshot from Pregnancy video
http://youtu.be/-3j_yua3oEk

Find out:

  • What bub can do even before they're born
  • How you can help bub now to help them learn when they are born

Birth-2 Months

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http://youtu.be/PP3_0hrITcI

Find out:

  • How to tell when bub is yarning
  • Why singing and yarning to bub is important
  • How to encourage bub to yarn and learn facial expressions

2-6 Months

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http://youtu.be/yufx853V9lg

Find out:

  • What you and bub can learn from each other
  • How to help bub learn
  • How to help bub get ready to read and write

6-12 Months

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Did you know and what can you do?
http://youtu.be/aVAGXdN-3Go

Find out what bub can do at 6-12 months:

  • Making sounds
  • Copying your sounds
  • Sharing books
  • First drawings
  • What you can do to help bub
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Looking and Listening, Yarning
http://youtu.be/DeXIleuGkTA

Find out:

  • Different ways to use your voice when yarning with bub
  • How to help bub tell the difference between voices and other sounds
  • How to build bub's sounds
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Singing and Dancing, Reading, Drawing and Writing
http://youtu.be/293StzlniBs

Find out:

  • When to sing songs
  • How to read and share books with bub
  • How to get bub's fingers strong for drawing

12-18 Months

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Did you know and What can you do?
http://youtu.be/fkWYjc7zNq4

Find out what bub can do at 12-18 months:

  • Play games
  • Starting to yarn
  • Enjoying books
  • What you can do to help bub
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The Top 5 Tips for the First 5 Years: http://youtu.be/NS9ybRnA3kY

Find out:

  • Ideas for yarning with bub
  • How to find rhymes
  • What sort of books to choose
  • How to provide good drawing activities

18 Months-2 Years

Screenshot from video
http://youtu.be/IzlqRrMJkNM

Find out how to:

  • Help bub learn new words
  • Find rhymes
  • Get bub to help with reading
  • Build up bubs drawing skills

2-3 Years

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Did you know and what you can do?
http://youtu.be/34xkKmtoMqc

Find out what bub can do between 2 and 3 years

  • Say lots of words
  • Ask questions
  • Loves pretending
  • What you can do to help bub
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Looking and listening, Yarning, Singing and dancing, Reading
http://youtu.be/P7G5jF-i6Kk

Find out:

  • How to introduce new words
  • How to play counting games
  • Which books to choose
  • How bub loves story telling
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Drawing and Writing
http://youtu.be/TTiSkRFEp3w

Find out how to:

  • Give bub lots of drawing experiences
  • Build up bub's confidence

3 Years

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Did you know and What can you do?
http://youtu.be/W4r0Vu-53uE

Find out what 3 year olds can do

  • Story reading and telling
  • Ask questions
  • Drawing, painting, gluing and cutting
  • What you can do to help bub
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Looking and Listening and Yarning
http://youtu.be/s1xIpP9pqKY

Find out how to:

  • Use things around the house and outside to extend language
  • Be aware of ear infections
  • Build thinking skills with questions
  • Use easy activities to develop vocabulary
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Singing and Rhyming and Reading: http://youtu.be/mQz8rEjXvyM

Find out:

  • How to use singing and dancing to develop language
  • What to talk about when reading books
  • What to look for in a book
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Drawing and Writing: http://youtu.be/WLXOii031Rk

Find out:

  • About choosing the right size of crayons, textas and brushes
  • The first steps for bub to write their name
  • Easy activities that lead to writing

4 Years

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Did you know and What can you do
http://youtu.be/W9ssTImBt7M

Find out what 4 year olds can do:

  • Use lots of new words
  • Listen to longer stories
  • Do more things for themselves
  • What you can do to help bub
Screenshot from videoLooking and Listening
http://youtu.be/ncT9Mb9SFyE

Find out how to

  • Create simple experiences to develop bub's language
  • Make easy books to look at and yarn about
  • Use junk mail for easy activities
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Yarning
http://youtu.be/mCNwA2Vo2gM

Find out how:

  • Yarning helps bub learn
  • To develop imagination with storytelling
  • To help maths language and concepts through play
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Singing and Dancing
http://youtu.be/G6o6IHBKmUM

Find out how to

  • Teach bub about words and sentences through songs and rhyme
  • Find more complex songs
  • Do easy alphabet activities
  • Yarn about sounds and rhymes in words
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Reading
http://youtu.be/IbwaY-y-kdA

Find out:

  • What to do when reading familiar or new books
  • What sort of books to choose
  • Hearing sounds when reading
  • Recognising letters when out and about
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Drawing and Writing
http://youtu.be/WuwmlN63G8M

Find out how to:

  • Use scissors
  • Develop a simple way to learn to write letters and numbers
  • Learn alphabet letters through play

5 Years

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Did you know and What you can do
http://youtu.be/Wm8xtEZBJi8
  • Find out what 5 year olds can do
    Cutting and gluing
  • Copy simple shapes and letters
  • Follow rules in a game
  • What you can do to help bub
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Looking and Listening
http://youtu.be/BgsEL4q1lNY

Find out how to

  • Use fun games and activities to help listening at school
  • Develop visual skills ready for reading at school
  • Help bub take photos to encourage language
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Yarning
http://youtu.be/d7kRJ20RlfI

Find out how to:

  • Encourage bub to use longer sentences
  • Use describing language found at school eg size, direction, shapes
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Singing and Dancing and Reading
http://youtu.be/r06-LoDhApU

Find out how to:

  • Use music and dancing to develop language
  • Play silly sound games to help reading and writing at school
  • Choose books that bub will like
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Drawing and Writing
http://youtu.be/k0mzsCuIqaM

Find out how to

  • Keep developing bub's whole body for writing
  • Practice writing the alphabet and bub's name

Who helped make the 0-3 years DVD?

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http://youtu.be/l4LsQxhai0s

Early Words thanks all the people who helped make the 0-3 years DVD.

Who helped make the 3-5 years DVD?

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http://youtu.be/oDXaDFCeJRw

Early Words thanks all the people who helped make the 3-5 years DVD.

 

 

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