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Please see my disclosure policy. This list is divided into two categories: This timeless game is the perfect way to keep kids active i. Start telling a story and then pass it along to your child.
Continue piggybacking off of each other until your wait is over or the story has become too outrageous to continue! I love this idea from Creative Connections for Kids! Have your kids compete to see who can point to their funny bone first. Continue the race by calling out more body parts.
A classic game that can be easily reinvented! Call out a letter and ask your children to identify objects around the room that begin with that letter.
Call out a shape, color, etc. Have your child walk around the room and identify words or shapes, colors, letters and numbers for non-readers.
Try it with other topics too four-legged animals, types of fruit, etc. Another idea is to guess how many seconds counts until the doctor comes in, your food arrives, your car is ready, etc. A great suggestion from Meaningful Mama! This idea from Craftulate is brilliant when you have a purse or diaper bag with you.
You could even play with items you find around the room.
Put an item in your hand and put your hands behind your back. Have your child guess which hand the item is in. Think of a number and keep it in your mind. Begin giving your child clues.
This classic game is great for kids who are familiar with the concepts greater than and less than. Would you rather have bright blue hair or bright blue feet?
Give your child a short list of items depending on the age of your child. Then have them recite the items in order.I like to do directed drawing (aka guided drawing) with my students. I feel like this is an excellent activity for listening and following directions, fine motor and spacial awareness through a multi-sensory activity.
Christmas Crafts for Kids - Toilet Paper Roll Christmas Crafts. Kids will love making these for Christmas! Perfect for preschool or kindergarten classes too.
This free digraphs board game is perfect for beginning readers that are learning digraph sounds! A fun, hands on way to identify and read digraphs! Do you need cute Snowman Activities for Preschool?
We have a big list of them that teach while being fun and interactive. This awesome new Snowman Preschool Unit includes educational crafts, games, learning activities and worksheets. How exciting is it that we’re just a month away from the Winter Games?!
For some reason, I have strong memories associated with the Winter Olympics. My earliest memory of the is from when I was in fifth grade and they were played in Lillehammer! I had a subscription to Sports Illustrated for Kids. The story of the Three Little Pigs is a classic fable for kids.
This makes it a perfect story to use for reading comprehension, sequencing, retelling, and more. To help you out with this, I have a free Three Little Pigs Worksheets and Activities Packet for Kindergarten through 2nd grade.
The Three Little Pigs Worksheets and Activities Packet has pages in it for kids from kindergarten .