Archives: games for learning

Scavenger Hunt

July 8, 2015 | By jmitchell | Comments Off on Scavenger Hunt | Filed in: Language.

Time: 20 – 30 minutes Materials: Different items from around the house. Suggestions include envelope, ruler, measuring spoon, paint brush, cookie cutter, etc. Activity: Give your child a list of items to find. The list may be written, pictures, or verbal. Have your child look for the items. When the items are found, talk about • 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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Making a Lotto Board with Google Docs

August 22, 2014 | By jmitchell | Comments Off on Making a Lotto Board with Google Docs | Filed in: Articulation, Language, Making Materials.

You can make a lotto game board using either Google documents or Google presentation. Your board will be available to edit anytime or to print from any computer. You can also make it public for others to use.  It only takes 5-10 minutes or even less. This presentation includes step-by-step directions using Google Documents to • Read More »

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Using Digital Photos to Teach Language

May 7, 2014 | By jmitchell | Comments Off on Using Digital Photos to Teach Language | Filed in: Communication, Language, Making Materials.

Children LOVE to see photos of themselves so take pictures and make learning activities!  Here are some ideas: Play Bingo with the students pictures Show part of the photo and try to guess who it is Sort boys/girls Use digital disguises (hat/glasses/jewelry) Delete the eyes and mouth, print, and then use manipulatives to change expressions • Read More »

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