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Examples of questions at Blank Level 1 – Naming

What are Blank Levels?

Your child is learning vocabulary to describe their environment in the ‘here and now’ (Blank Level 1 – Naming). Below are examples of questions at this level. Try to match your questions to what your child is doing.


Widgit of home corner

Home corner

  • What is this?
  • Find me a cup
  • Find another one like this
  • Where is the teapot?
Widgit of water play

Water play

  • What is this?
  • Find another one like this
  • What did you see in the water?
  • Where is the boat?
Widgit of snack time

Snack time

  • What is this?
  • Which one is the banana?
  • What are these called?
  • What are you eating?
Widgit of farm


  • What is this?
  • Where is the pig?
  • Find me the tractor
  • Where are the ducks?
Widgit of playground

Outside play

  • What is this?
  • Find me a bike
  • What did you hear?
  • What did you see?
Widgit of playdough


  • What is this?
  • Find me another one like this
  • Where is the rolling pin?
  • Where are the cutters?
Widgit of sandpit


  • What is this called?
  • Find me a bucket
  • Where is the spade?
  • Find another one like this
Widgit of story


  • What is this called?
  • Where is the… ?
  • What did you see?
  • Find me the…
Widgit of dollhouse

Dolls house

  • What is this called?
  • Find me another one like this
  • Where is the bath?
  • Where are the chairs?
Widgit of garage

Car mat and garage

  • What is this?
  • Where is the fire engine?
  • What did you hear?
  • Find the police car
Widgit of literacy

Literacy or English literature

  • Name items, real or pictures, such as ‘What’s this?’
  • Find named items, such as ‘Show me the…’
  • Finding matching items, such as ‘Find another like this’


  • Name items, real or in pictures such as shapes, angles, mathematic symbols
  • Find named items
  • Finding matching items
Widgit of science


  • Name equipment
  • Find equipment by name
  • Match pieces of equipment with others that have the same function
Widgit of technology

Design and technology

  • Name equipment
  • Find the ruler
  • Match one tool with another that has the same function
Widgit of geography


  • Name items, real or pictures and so on
  • Find named items
  • Finding matching items such as ‘find another sign-post or contour line like this one’
Widgit of history


  • Name items, real or pictures and so on
  • Find named items
  • Find matching items

For more information please contact the Speech and Language Therapy Service at Flockton House.

Telephone: 0114 226 2333
Email: scn-tr.slt-sheffield@nhs.net

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Please note: this is a generic information sheet relating to care at Sheffield Children’s NHS FT. These details may not reflect treatment at other hospitals. This information is not intended as a substitute for professional medical care. Always follow your healthcare professionals’ instructions. If this resource relates to medicines, please read it alongside the medicine manufacturer’s patient information leaflet. If this information has been translated into another language from English, efforts have been made to maintain accuracy, but there may still be some translation errors. If you are unsure about any of the guidance in this resource or have specific questions about how it relates to your child, always ask your healthcare professional for further advice.

Resource number: SL280

Resource Type: Article

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