Cities are buzzy and busy while towns tend to be peaceful. Ask your child if they can tell which one is which from a picture. This could be a great way to test their understanding of the differences between towns and cities. There are many businesses in cities, tall buildings and lots to do. Meanwhile towns are usually quieter.
This social studies PDF introduces kids to the differences between cities and towns. Colorful imagery helps them to distinguish between the two; for example, cities have traffic, business people and skyscrapers, while suburbs and rural areas do not. This allows children to have a reference point for what makes cities unique.