ESB Early Steps Badges meet the requirements of The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS). Early Steps Badge 1 builds confidence in speaking and listening for Early Years children. The qualification recognises that every child is a unique child, who is constantly learning and can be resilient, capable, confident and self-assured.
Greet the examiner together at the beginning, and thank him / her for coming when you finish.Close
Join in a group action‐rhyme or song led by your teacher, keeping together all the way through. Show the Examiner how to join in too.
Examples of Joining‐In games to practice:
If You’re Happy and You Know it;
Old MacDonald Had a Farm;
I’m a Little Teapot;
Heads, Shoulders, Knees and Toes
The Wheels on the Bus;
Incy Wincy Spider;
This Little Piggy Went to Market;
The Grand Old Duke of YorkClose
Listen to a story read by your teacher and join in the sounds or repeated phrases or chorus.
Examples of stories to read and join in:
We’re Going on a Bear Hunt
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Mr Brown Can Moo! Can You?
Not Now, Bernard
Peace at LastClose
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