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Perceptual Comparisons

Perceptual Comparisons
Photo by: Nancy M.

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This activity will help your child make perceptual comparisons like small, smaller, smallest and big, bigger, biggest.

10 minutes
24 - 60 months
Group size
1 - 8 tots


  • 1 piece Paper
  • 1 Pen
  • 2 Crayons (Different colors)


  1. Draw squares on the paper in a table format.
  2. In each square draw 3 different sizes objects (circles, hearts, stars, bugs or whatever you like).
  3. Ask the child to color the smallest object in each box.
  4. Explain the child concept of small, smaller and smallest.
  5. Repeat the same activity for the big, bigger and biggest objects.
Tips & Tricks
Have your child use one color crayon to color in the smallest object and a different color for the biggest object.

Developmental skills