Your child will begin to understand the concept of 'pull' and 'push' by playing with a toy train. Begin by pulling the toy train by the cord. "I will pull the train". Next, push the toy train. "I will push the train." Do this several times. Ask your child to push the train. Ask your child to pull the train. Repeat the activity to reinforce the concept. Use the words 'pull' and 'push' often with your child.