Archives: games for learning

What’s Different?

October 8, 2015 | By jmitchell | Comments Off on What’s Different? | Filed in: Language.

Time: 20 minutes Materials: hat, belt, scarf, sunglasses, and jewelry Activity: Have your child study you for a few moments, then walk out of the room and change something about your appearance. Return and ask your child to guess what is different about you. Suggested Script: Keep it obvious for young children like taking off • Read More »

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Obstacle Course

September 6, 2015 | By jmitchell | Comments Off on Obstacle Course | Filed in: Language.

Time: 10 – 15 minutes Materials: furniture Activity: Set up an obstacle course using couch cushions and chairs. Tell your child to go under the table, over the cushion and around the chair. You can expand to include other furniture and more prepositions. Suggested Script: “We are going to play a game. First you have • Read More »

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August 21, 2015 | By jmitchell | Comments Off on Sequencing | Filed in: Language.

Time: 10 – 15 minutes Materials: anything available Activity: While your child is getting dressed, ask what he/she would like to put on first, second, third, etc. This activity is fun because it is easy to get dressed any number of ways, but best of all your child is correct in almost any sequence provided. Suggested • Read More »

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