“Where Is It?”
The words that define relationships in space are called spatial concepts. These words help us to find and describe the location of something. Children can learn these words in their daily routines and interactions.
toys in different locations (e.g., in the box, under the chair, on
the table, between the books, behind the door, next to the
doll, near the doll, near the refrigerator, up/down
Play hide and seek with your child’s favorite
toys, then give hints including location words (e.g., “I think your ball may be
under the couch).
puzzles, sorters, trucks and other toys where your child can put things in, and
take them out.
your child to clean up his toys (e.g., place books on the shelf, toys in
the toy box, push chairs under the table, etc).
doing these activities guide your child’s hand to help him place objects in
to the object once you have placed it in the desired location and verbalized
the location of the object.