By the river

What to talk about by the river

Encourage good listening to hear the sounds of the river.

Use words such as babbling, ripple, murmur to describe the sounds.

Talk about what you can see by the river.

Are there any birds or can you spot a fish?


  • boulders
  • river
  • duck
  • bridge
  • reflection
  • fishing rod

You could also use our bingo activity card or make your own bingo cards.

Activity cards

You can download the above talking points as documents to save or print.

If your child goes to childcare, their childcare provider might print these cards for you.