Language Works

Big and Little Size Game

Ideal for Infant

Baby lying on stomach, smiling.

This activity promotes development and learning by encouraging children to understand and use a growing vocabulary.

Materials Needed:

  • Two similar objects that vary in size (e.g. a small toy car or ball & a large toy car or ball)

Participants: This activity is intended for adult/child interaction.


  1. Show your child the small object. Say, “This is a small car.”
  2. Show your child the big object. Say, “This is a big car.”
  3. Demonstrate how to move the cars across the floor or roll a ball, etc. Let your child explore the objects.

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