Tag Archives: games

Beginning Math Skills

Today while Emily and I were playing memory (Hello Kitty Flip ‘n’ Match), I noticed that the board it came with would be perfect for some beginning math skills.  I went and got some marbles and a die to roll.  I had her roll the dice and then add that many marbles.  We took turns [...]

Fifty Nifty United States

Ashlyn has been very interested in learning the states so I got out my old map poster and put it in her room.  I decided to make it into a game.  I used some bug stickers and made a key on a piece of paper.  I put a different kind of bug for each state [...]

Sight Word Go Fish

Here’s a fun way to reinforce sight word recognition by playing the game Go Fish.  Make a deck of 21 pairs of sight words using index cards cut in half.  Deal five cards to each player and make the rest the “fish pond”.  Play the game just like Go Fish.  As your child’s reading vocabulary [...]

Hide and Go Seek with Daddy- Bad Idea!

Yesterday was a rainy day here in the sunshine state.  It rained from 1:30 in the afternoon until I went to bed last night at 10:45.  We made the most of it though by going on a long bike ride before the down pour, making cookies, and watching videos. Then Ashlyn wanted to play hide and [...]

Find the Number Game

This is a fun game to help children learn their numbers and how to find them on a chart. Using a hundreds chart is a great activity to teach kids the different number patterns. It can also help in learning to count by 2′s, 5′s, and 10′s. Here is how you play. Print out the [...]