Use directional words in daily conversations to help children learn concepts (and opposites) such as up, down, left, and right.
Read books and play singing games such as the ;Hokey Pokey; and the ;Eensy Weensy Spider; so children actively use these concepts.
Children learn skills while they create games AND while they play. With this game, children plan, measure, make color choices, use language arts skills, and follow directions—before they start to play.
To make tokens and cards: Find four buttons, milk carton tops, or similar checker-sized objects. Cover a work area with recycled newspaper. Put on a Crayola® Art Smock. Add a squirt of liquid dish detergent to a small amount of four different colors of Cr
On four index cards, use Crayola® Washable Markers to write these words. • left • right • down • up Draw a large arrow pointing in the direction indicated by the word.
To make the game board: Cut a large square poster board with Crayola® Scissors. With a ruler and markers, divide the paper into squares a little larger than your game tokens.
In each corner square, write HOME with a color of marker to match the colors of the game pieces. Draw a picture in the same color if you like. In the middle square, write START and fill in the space with another color.
To play: Between 2 and 4 friends may play. Mix up the cards. The first player places a token on START, draws a card, and moves one space in the direction indicated. Continue until all players reach the home that matches their token color.
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