Listening and Learning

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‘God gave us two ears and one mouth, so we can listen twice as much as we talk’.

Listening is an important part of communication because it allows for a better understanding of the message being expressed. With listening comes understanding and the end result produces learning. It’s important to teach your child listening skills and here’s the reasons why:

  1. Good listening skills gives them the ability to develop speech and language skills.
  2. It will help improve their ability to read and learn.
  3. It will give them the ability to follow verbal instructions at school.
  4. It will give them the ability to socialize and communicate effectively with others.
  5. Overall good listening skills will help them cope in general at home and at school.

Here’s a useful link of listening games that you can play with your child to help them with their listening skills – Listening Skills Games – Activities to Strengthen – Good Sensory Learning