Pick the Cup

Toddler Mealtime

As you both have something to drink, take turns talking about how your cups are the same and different. Is one bigger? Smaller? What colors are they? What is in your cups? Is the liquid warm or cold?

See what your child is learning

Exploring a cup might sound silly, but when you explore and talk about the everyday things that are around you in a back-and-forth way, you’re fueling the curiosity your child will need to be a lifelong learner. For them, the ordinary is extraordinary.

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