It’s perfectly normal for young children to struggle with words like “she” and “her” – they can be used to refer to all sorts of different people and the correct pronoun to use depends on where it comes in the sentence as well.

The judges preferred Jana and Gleb’s salsa to Terra and Sasha’s. Marilu Henner and Derek Hough just couldn’t keep up with Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte and Cheryl Burke when it came to the cha-cha.

Ryan might’ve been thinking “Jeah” when he won the challenge, but his victory was short-lived — he and Cheryl were eliminated from the competition.

Look at each picture and see if the child can say whether it is a boy or a girl or more than one person.

See if they can sort the pictures into “he”, “she” and “they” – make a pile of each together.

Mr SSG prepared for our 11am start by not eating breakfast, I prepared by thinking about going for a run (but then it rained) and H had genuine business to attend to.

11am rolled around and we assembled at Rhodes Phoenix. At 11, the large general seating area was 80% full.

Other things to try at this stage:- Once you are sure that your child understands the difference between he and she, see if they can use the correct words in simple sentences.

It can be difficult to keep this type of practise interesting as it’s very repetitive, and most children do need to practise for quite a while before they use the words spontaneously.

If your child is struggling with he and she, here are some steps that you can try.