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What games can I play with my 18 month old to help with self-expression?

You can inspire your child to tell stories using this simple game.

It’s important to let your child express themselves and for your child to be able to do it in a fun way. This game will not only give your child a means of expression, it will also help develop language and vocabulary.

Find an empty paper towel tube or even a toilet roll tube.

Have your child help you decorate the tube. You can use their favourite colours and stickers, and even put their name on the tube to make it special.

Next, tell your child how they have just created their very own megaphone and show them how it works.

Now encourage your child to tell a story using the megaphone.

Your child will delight in being the centre of attention!

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