Archives: Language

Smell

June 30, 2015 | By jmitchell | Comments Off on Smell | Filed in: Language.






Time: 10 – 15 minutes Materials: Jars containing various strong smelling kitchen substances like cinnamon, coffee, pepper, mint, etc. Activity: Have your child close their eyes. Present an opened jar to your child to smell. Have them guess what it is.   After a guess is made, show them what is in the jar and talk about • Read More »

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Imagination Chair

June 21, 2015 | By jmitchell | Comments Off on Imagination Chair | Filed in: Language.






Time: 10 – 15 minutes Materials: An imagination chair. A chair decorated with bows, cushions or topic related materials. Activity: Once a week have your child sit in the imagination chair and describe what they would do if they were a certain person or object. Suggested Script: If I were a queen, I would… If I were • Read More »

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Memory

May 15, 2015 | By jmitchell | Comments Off on Memory | Filed in: Language.






Time: 10 – 15 minutes Materials: cutlery, china, condiments Activity: When cleaning off the kitchen table after a meal, remove a few items at a time. Immediately after removing these items have your child recall the objects removed. Suggested Script: I’m going to clear off the kitchen table. Close your eyes while I take some • Read More »

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