Questions you can ask while your child is playing. Feel free to help your child with answers. This is fun practice in thinking and talking.
- What color did your mouse or finger touch?
- What happened to the card when you touched it?
- Did it stay the same or change?
- Can you think of anything that color?
- What are the pictures on the card?
- Which card is the biggest?
- Is there a littlest card?
- Which is taller? Shorter?
- Which is largest? Smallest?
- Which is widest? Narrowest?
- What is your favorite color?
- Can you think of anything that same color?
Try asking your child questions while he plays. Feel free to offer lots of help. Give her time to practice thinking and talking.
- What number did you or the mouse touch?
- What is the picture?
- How many are on the card?
- What color is the card?
- Is a card the biggest…. littlest?
- (largest – smallest, widest – narrowest, tallest – shortest)
- How far can you count?
- Can you find the number 1 … 2 … 3?
Questions you can ask while your child plays. You can help provide answers, too. This helps little ones learn how to talk and how to handing feelings.
- Which card shows someone angry?
- Can you make an angry face?
- Have you every been angry?
- What helped make it better?
- What should you do when you are angry?
- What isn’t a good thing to do?
- (Name each card and help your child understand that emotions are okay. It is how we handle emotions that makes the difference.)