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Building your children’s vocabulary is important in developing their language skills.
Here’s how storytelling through learning videos for kids can help.
We all love a good story – yes, even tigers for kids like me!
Thanks to my best buddy, Tim Hague, I’ve grown to love reading and telling stories. It’s
one of my favourite activities (well, aside from eating, of course!). I have even learnt
different words because of the many stories we read and share with each other all the
time, some of which have made their way onto our Tiger and Tim learning videos for kids!
Your Tiger Cubs can also build their vocabulary through stories. Whether it’s reading from
a book, listening to a tale told by a grown-up, or watching through learning videos for
kids, storytelling plays an essential role in developing language skills.
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Here are the different ways storytelling can help build your Tiger Cub’s word bank and
improve their literacy level:
1. Words Are Used In Action
Stories make words come alive! When used in storytelling, children can make sense of
the terms even more. They learn about how the word is pronounced AND spelt. Children
can also learn about grammar and syntax rules by looking at how words are used in a
sentence, all without any explicit instruction. Young learners (and tigers, too!) can make
sense of words because they can see them being actually used, making learning more
2. Words Are Used In Context
My human BFF, Tim Hague, knows a lot of words. But it’s impossible to know the meaning
of EVERY.SINGLE.WORD. I tried – but the dictionary was just too heavy!
So how can Tiger Cubs learn the definition of words that they encounter? Two words:
The words or phrases (or even pictures!) in which an unfamiliar word is found form part
of the word’s context. Using the word’s context to unlock its meaning will not