Word list for first word users

up, down, here, inside, on, off, out, under, back, bathroom, bedroom, street, home, park, school, shop, zoo, party.

Toys

1. Up & down. 

These are very functional words in a young child’s life.  Children ask ‘up’ to be picked up and ‘down’.    Also great for climbing play on slides at the park.

2. In & out

The beginnings of children’s play is taking things in / out of boxes and cupboards.  Also great for pegboards, packing away.

3.  On & off

Lights and other switch /light up toys are often popular with children.  Getting dressed or undressed for the bath.

4.  Places in a child’s life

Home, park, school, shop, street, grandma house.

Where is the Green Sheep?  A classic book with so many location words!  Up sheep, down sheep, park sheep etc.  (Also great for adjectives!)

Postman Bear.  A simple story about a bear delivering the post.  Lots of ‘in’ practice and other places words like home, kitchen, park.