Collins Co-build online dictionary: It can happen that when talking with your child or
reading a story with your child, your child may hear a word that is new to them. This is a
great opportunity to talk about the meaning of the new word. You can use Collins co-build
online dictionary to help you find a user-friendly meaning of the word. Regular dictionary
definitions can still be difficult for children to understand, so try using the Collins co-build
online dictionary.Compare the difference between these definitions for ‘mood’:
What would you do?: Think up small problems that your child might encounter, such as
getting lost, losing money, finding a mobile phone. Ask your child what would they do?
Why? Ask other people what would they do and why. Which one is the best option? Why?All of this is good practice with reasoning skills, which are really important for subjects such
as science, as well as learning social skills.