Play a Game!
Click on the links below to find ideas for fun games to play at home…
- Stuck inside? Too hot? Too rainy? Balloon tennis is a cheap and easy way to burn off some
Easy to set up, all you need is some balloons and something to knock them back and forth.
Fly swatters, paper plates, a piece of cardboard or just use your hands.
If you want to take it one step further you can tie a piece of string between two chairs to
use as a net. (you can always use this later for a game of limbo!)
Keep score and use this to work on number recognition or simply play for fun! Enjoy!
- I Spy is a great game to play as a family and an excellent way to develop many different
skills. Observation skills, language skills, understanding and many more.
There are a number of ways to play this game.
Here are some examples:
1. The classic version of I spy, naming the first letter of the object. (it is something
beginning with ‘p’ – pear)
2. Using descriptive language to describe an object. (it is something small, it is green and it
grows on trees and plants – leaf)
3. Using shapes and colour to describe (it is a small rectangle and it is black with white
spots – domino)
4. If you’re out on a walk, can you spot a given object (who can see a red car first)
I’m sure you’ll be able to find many more ways to play, but these give you somewhere to