Put out various phones and phone nooks for play. Thought....make index card ring with each child's picture and simple numbers and they can pretend to call each other ...practices # recognition name reading etc.
diy microphones for taking turns talking or sharing.....great
Have a basket of "reading bears" in the book corner to support children with reading and talking out loud
story stones (Gingerbread Man) to support a Talk for Writing approach. Just need varnish.