What is attention and listening?
Attention and listening is being able to listen and focus on specific tasks or sounds.
It can be a tricky skill for young children to learn.
Why are attention and listening important?
Good attention and listening skills help with:
- Social skills
- Understanding language
- Following instructions
- Learning to communicate
- Speech sounds
- All areas of learning
All children will develop attention skills at different speeds. Click on the link below for an idea of what to expect at different ages: