miranda at 150 words

7 November 2006

an insight into the life of a 20 month old, as revealed by her 150 word vocabulary:

aeroplane, apple, baaa, baby, bag, ball, balloon, banana, bang, bath, beach, beans, bear, bed, bedtime, bee, beebies (for cbeebies), bird, blue, boat, bob (for bob the builder), boing, boo, book, boots, bounce, box, bread, bruise, bubbles, bum, bus, butterfly, bye-bye, bzzzz, cake, car, cat, chair, change, cheese, chicken, chocolate, circle, clock, coat, cold, cup, daddy, dark, dazzles (for razzledazzle), dig, dirty, dog, doing, down, eyes, fall down, fish, flowers, football, goal, gone, got, gran, grandad, green, hands, hat, hen, horsey, hot, house, hurray, juice, kick, knee, light, milk, mommy, monkey, moo, moon, more, mouth, mucky, mushroom, naughty, ni-night, no, nose, nursery, one, orange, outside, paper, peas, pencil, pennies, peppa, plate, poo, pop, postman pat, potty, purple, quack quack, raining, ready, red, road, sam (for firemen in general not just fireman sam), sauce, sausage, seaside, shoes, shower, sky, sleep, slide, socks, soon, sore, square, stairs, star, sun, sweet, tea, teatime, tea towel, teddy, teeth, tights, toast, tomato, towel, train, tree, tumble (for mr. tumble), two, up, wash, water, weeble, wood, yellow, yes, yoghurt, zan

i’ve been trying to write them all down for a few days. no doubt there are some i’ve missed. there are plenty more things she says when she repeats them after us, or snatches of songs that she sings (“round and round all day long!”), but these are all words she comes up with by herself without prompting.