Laundry can become a game and kids love to play games and work with Mom or Dad. Toddlers as young as 18 months can help with the laundry and learn at the same time.
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ShapesStart with a clean dishtowel or wash cloth and ask your child to fold it. Show her how to turn a square into a smaller square, a square into a triangle or a rectangle into a square.
ColorsAsk your child to sort dirty laundry into piles of dark and light colors. You may need to sort a bit deeper before washing but every little bit help. As you fold clean clothes, ask her to identify the color of each garment and match all the like-colored items.
MatchingTake that pile of socks and show your child how to find matching pairs – by color, design or size.
Big or Little?Ask your child to sort kid clothes from adult items. Which ones are big? Which ones are little?