Jamie is one of the resident language scientists featuring in the BBC’s Tiny Happy People campaign. The initiative aims to empower parents and practitioners to support children’s language development through videos, resources and activities.
In this first video, he offers some tips about how to explore different sounds during storytime. Making sound effects when reading a book is a fantastic way for children to understand the connection between sounds and words.
In this second video, he gets inventive with families by changing the words to favourite nursery rhyme tunes