Pick a word and take turns saying words that rhyme with it. Keep going until you run out of words that rhyme.Then let your child pick a word. See if you can come up with silly ones to keep it fun like “slinky, pinkie, stinky.”

See what your child is learning

Rhyming games, like this one, help your child focus on word sounds. This will help with reading and writing later on.

Share this tip

Related Age Guides

3 Years

Your child's memory is blossoming! Discover how your toddler learns and find resources to help you support their growth.

4 Years

Children learn so much in Pre-K! Find out what to expect this year and discover resources to help support your child's growth.

5 Years

Your five-year-old is learning and growing! Find events, programs, and tips to help support them.

More Tips Like This

As you put groceries away, involve your child by saying some... Try this tip
When you come in from outside, have a chat with your child a... Try this tip