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Furniture and things around the house.

  • You can talk about where things belong and what they are called.
  • Early words are usually about places children sit / lie down or to do with the kitchen.

Word List - early acquisition

bath, bed, chair, couch, cupboard, door, drawer, fridge, shower, sink, stairs, stove, table, toilet, tv, window

Download our take-home word list below.

Play Themes

Furniture play can be in 3 different sizes! 

  1. Real size – furniture around the house
  2. Kid size – play kitchens, small table and chairs, baby bath and bed.
  3. Dolls house size

1.Doll house

Use the furniture in the doll’s house to play out your words – doll in bed, close the fridge etc.

2. Treasure Hunt or Hide & Seek

Hide some ‘treasure’ around the house. Talk about where it might be – in the fridge etc.

3. Baby doll play

Use your home corner set up to talk about where baby needs to go - in the bed, in the bath etc.

Toys I Love at Kmart

Suitcase dollhouse
Wooden kitchen
Wooden furniture
Baby doll set

Downloads & Worksheets

Kids Books

  • Where’s Spot?  A classic book with lots of flaps to look under and great location words to say.   Target examples – under the stairs /  in the clock.
  • Where’s Maisy?  &  Where is Maisy’s Panda?  Similar to the Spot classic. Look under the flaps for Maisy.  Target examples  – in the toybox /  in the house.
  • Fox’s Socks. The fox can’t find his socks.  Lift the flaps to look for the socks on each page.  Target examples – in the chest / under the stairs.
  • What’s in the Witch’s Kitchen?  A fun book with pop up pages that can be moved two ways.  You can look in and under things for the witch’s concoctions.  Target examples – in the toaster / in the fridge.
  • Sizzles, where are you?  From the Charlie and Lola series.  Sizzles the dog has hidden or got lost – can you find him under the flaps?  Target examples – in the kitchen / at the park