BBC Tiny Happy People

BBC Tiny Happy People aims to support parents and caregivers in developing their children's communication skills. They have put together simple activities and play ideas, as well as information about the science behind children's early development:  


BBC Tiny Happy People provide fun activities and things to do with your child to help develop their communications skill. Almost any daily activity is a chance to talk, bond and have fun with your child. Visit the Tiny Happy People activity page to see what’s on offer. 

Tips and Advice

BBC Tiny Happy People provide top tips and advice on language learning, child development and bonding with your little one. 


Child development and milestones – find out about your child’s brain development and how they come to understand the world. 


Why do babies babble?find out more about how babies begin to make speech sounds and how parents can help them build their babble into words.



Baby development and language milestones - five short videos covering communication milestones from a baby's first year and explaining the science behind it.