Encourage her to fill up the sock with the small objects.
WHAT’S INSIDE THE SOCK
Place a familiar object inside a large sock.
Let your toddler feel the outside of the sock.
Have him try to guess what is inside the sock by its shape and feel.
Help your child slip on large socks over her shoes.
Then show her how to slide over the kitchen floor.
Variation: Have your child take off their shoes and slide in their own socks.
Give your toddler a pile of two colors of socks to sort into two color piles.
Or give him a pile of two sizes of socks to sort into two size piles.
Roll up three or four socks into balls.
Set out a basket on the floor.
Have your toddler practice tossing the sock balls into the basket.
Glue a felt face on the bottom of a large sock.
Show your child how to stick her arm up the sock to make the sock move and talk.
Tune: “Hickory Dickory Dock"
Hickory Dickory Dock
Let’s put on our socks.
We can walk around, without a sound,
When we wear our socks.
(For additional verses, substitute other action words for “walk”, such as; slide, tiptoe and jump.)
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