As you ride in a bus, train, or car with your child, talk about the ride! You can say, —“Here comes a bumpy road!” and talk about how it feels or sway back and forth as you say, —“Here come the curves!” Talk about whether you’re going fast or slow and how that feels. Let them try to describe the ride. Taking turns is fun!
See what your child is learning
As you talk about your ride, you encourage your child to think flexibly and switch between different ideas. This promotes creative thinking. When they experience what words like bumpy mean, they’re more likely to remember and use them later.