Play with the child in dramatic play about making cookies with play dough. Have different colors of play dough, plastic plates and a cookie sheet.
“Let’s see if we can make tall and short cookies that will stand up.” Encourage the child to tell about the cookie she is making. Ask, “Shall we eat these tonight or last night?”
The child uses a variety of measurement and comparative terms.
Encourage parents to participate in dramatic play with the child as well as involve the child in daily routines. Involving the child in cooking is a great way to talk about comparisons, measurements, colors, shapes, and so on.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2015
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