I Spy Adjectives

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No doubt you’re teaching your baby a lot of nouns: mommy, daddy, cats and dogs! But don’t forget about adjectives. Here’s a cute way to incorporate them into your baby’s vocabulary.

As Veronika and I went for a walk today, I made sure to mention at least one adjective for each item I named. Although you don’t need to, I find it fun to say, “I spy with my little eye…” before each one.

There were tall trees.

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Big dogs (and some small ones we passed, too!).

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Cold bottles.

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Tiny things like clovers and bugs.

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And so much more! You can continue the game as you drive or walk around town; fast cars are a great one, or name the colors of cars or buildings.

And certainly keep it up at home. We had mommy’s long skirt.

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And a big bite of food for my big girl!

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Consider reading a book together that same evening that focuses on adjectives, like Mouse is Small by Mary Murphy or Big Little by Leslie Patricelli.

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What does your baby spy with his or her little eye? Please share in the comments!

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