Make up riddles about animals, objects, or people for your child to solve.
- For an elephant you could say, "I am very large; I have a long trunk; I live in Africa. What am I?"
- For a fire truck, you may say, "I am big and red; I have a loud siren; I help put out fires. What am I?"
- Describe people by what they do (doctors, nurses, police officers), or friends and family by how they look (tall, wears glasses, long hair).
- Be specific to help your child solve the riddle without getting too frustrated.