Give your child safe containers of different sizes to play with. You can use measuring cups, bowls, or whatever is handy. Encourage them to try placing some of the containers inside others. Talk together about what they’re doing. “Two cups fit inside the big pot.” “Which others fit? Which ones don’t?” Ask questions to keep it going!
See what your child is learning
Your child learns ideas like numbers, shapes, and sizes by using them in simple ways like this. Talking about what your child is doing also helps them learn new words. Plus, it motivates them to keep exploring and learning!