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Anna and Skye’s walkie talkie shop

Five year olds, Anna and Skye have been creating some walkie talkies. They are setting up a shop and working out how to sell them. They're going to need some customers.

Good for looking at

  • Creativity
  • Imaginary play
  • Pretend play
  • Socialising
  • Speech, language and communication
  • Maths in context
  • Understanding the world


  • What cues can you see that show what the children are interested in? (Look out for non-verbal and body language as well as spoken language)
  • How the children are learning?
  • Which areas of play, development, engagement and characteristics of learning can you observe?
  • In what ways does the adult support the children’s learning?
  • How does the environment and the materials provided support the children’s learning?