Sock Sorters

Pre-Schooler Laundry

When you’re doing laundry, make sock matching a learning game! Ask your child to help you match socks by size. Then change the game and try to match by color. Have a back and forth chat about what you’re doing.

See what your child is learning

Grouping objects helps your child understand the world around them. When you ask them to change the rules of a game (from colors to size), you’re helping them think flexibly and not go on autopilot.

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