Bathtime gives another chance to encourage language growth in the infant or child.
- Keep the conversation flowing, talk about daily events.
- Talk about what you are doing e.g. "I am washing your face" .
- Repeat correctly any word the child says incorrectly e.g. "foot for "poot".
- Name the parts of the body being washed and repeat them.
- Prompt the child to find and name objects around him e.g. "Where's the soap?"