Encourage your child to draw a picture
How to: Have a chat about your day out and ask your child to draw a picture of their favourite part. If they feel confident, help your child label parts of the picture e.g. swings, sunshine, grass.
Ask your child to write a couple of sentences
How to: Encourage your child to write a couple of short sentences about your day together. Start them off with some sentences to finish e.g. ‘The weather was…’ ‘Lunch was a…’ ‘The best part of the day was…’
Get your child to write a made-up story
How to: Talk about your day out together. Ask your child to imagine what your day out would have been like if it was on Mars, or if a dragon had come along. Encourage them to use their imagination and write down their own story.