How Teddy Bears Help Kids Develop Their Language

You might agree that not all kids' therapy resources require to cost a huge. A small toy can help you a lot in developing your kid’s skill to the next level. Teddy Bear is one of them. However, there is plenty of other stuff and toys that can be used to improve a child’s skill but none of them can even compete with a teddy bear. Want to start developing your kid’s language skills without breaking a bank, you should start with the teddy bear games. Here we have listed 10+ games that you should play with your kids having teddy beside you. You will experience that kid’s speech and language behavior improved.

Let’s play the below fun games with your 1-2 years old kid using a teddy bear. It’s high time to develop your kids language and expand his/her vocabulary while playing the game.

 

Understand Verbs

The model verbs & subject actions using a teddy during playing with it using simple 2 or 3-word sentences like

  1. Teddy Eating
  2. Teddy Walking,
  3. or Teddy Drinking water and more.

Now it’s time to include a kid in the game by saying a simple verb sentence & see if your little baby can help teddy to act it as you say. If yes, your kid is getting improved the language behaviors. If not, you should add more such kinds of sessions in a week to let the kids remember the verbs and act it out.

 

Human Body Parts

A normal teddy or heartbeat recordable teddy bear is similar to a human body with two eyes, two hands, two legs, and one nose. That’s why it is a recommended toy to let the kids remember the body parts easily. Point to a body part of a teddy bear and speak a word for basic body parts like eyes, nose, arms, legs, etc. Now, the game is, tell your kids a sentence like “Daddy says touch teddy’s eyes”. Your kid will react accordingly, sometimes right and sometimes wrong. But playing the game daily can make your kid guessing the right body part of a kid in a single attempt.

Give Attention to Adjectives

Model adjectives related to a teddy while interacting with it. For example, soft, shiny, furry, hairy, filthy, and more. These model objectives (describing the words) can help your kid match other stuff surrounding him/her to the adjective he/she has used for the teddy. At first glance, it seems a weird game and not so effective but when you start playing this game, it becomes interesting over time, and can see a significant difference in your child’s language behavior.

Express the Emotions

Kids talk with the emotions, you can’t deny it. But the emotions are limited like crying, smiling, screaming, and shying. But with the help of a teddy bear, you can increase the number of emotions your kid can express with you. Take a teddy bear to act out the emotion vocabulary. For example, extremely happy, very sad, upset, excited, or scared. Now start to act out the emotion with a furry teddy & check if your child can guess or not.

 

Clothes

Let your kid understand and use the vocabulary for clothes by simply dressing & undressing your kid’s favorite teddy. If it does not have its clothes, you can use your kid’s clothes and believe that it makes the game super fun. For example, put a hat on the bear’s head and also at the same time name the item so, your kid can understand what the hat is. Now, move to the next step, dress your teddy in a shirt and trousers and other clothes in front of your child. And then after instruct your kid to do the same. This is a little bit lengthy but worth it. This simple technique will increase the confidence in kids to wear the clothes on his/her own.

 

Prepare for Perfect Pronouns

Form a sentence with “he” or “she” instead of just “teddy”. Yes, if your teddy is similar to the male version, then start pronouncing it with “he” and form the sentence like “he is walking” or “he is eating”. If a female version of teddy, you can say “she is sleeping”. If you don’t have any teddy for your kid. You should get it as soon as possible. Browse the wide range of teddy bears at BeaRegards right here…

 

Ownership

Showcase the possessives in a normal sentence to show who is the owner of an item. Let’s say, teddy’s cup, teddy’s hat, mommy’s cake, daddy’s watch, and more. This simple trick can help your little kid to understand the possessives and who stuff belongs to. To make this enjoyable, play games like the tea party or get involve with the teddy at your snack time to help a kid who items belong to.

 

Adverbials

Model Adverbials when having fun with your child; put a teddy in different spots around the room with some identified objects. For example, a furry teddy is on the table, Teddy is next to the cupboard, Teddy is on the bed, etc. Do this activity daily to let your child understand the object with adverbials. Isn’t it a funny game?

 

So, the teddy is not just a toy but a model that can improve a kid’s life to the next level. If you are a parent of a cute baby and do not have a teddy yet in your home, you should get one. Buy a teddy bear of your choice from BeaRegards today and start boosting your kid’s language behavior.



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