Turn waiting into a “Sound Off.” Make different sounds like a whisper, peep, ding, or roar. Pause after each sound so your child can respond. Do they smile? Look at you? Make a sound themself? Try a new sound. Keep going back and forth!
See what your child is learning
This back-and-forth conversation with sounds gives your child practice listening and helps them learn to notice differences in sounds, the foundation for language development and communicating with others.