Working in the kitchen? Give your child some safe plastic containers to open and close. Say “ope” and “clos” as they play. Show them how to take things, like spoons, in and out of the containers. Say “i” and “out” Make sure to talk to them about what they’re doing.
See what your child is learning
Your child is thinking like a scientist by seeing how things work when they open and close containers, put things in, and pull things out. You can even give them different lids for the containers to see which ones fit and which ones don’t.