Fun Loving Games for kids

Aug 10 09:26 2012 LizzieMilan Print This Article

A child may learn without even realizing it when the information is presented in a game format

Most kids enjoy playing games,Guest Posting making games an ideal format for children's education. Learning games work well either in the classroom or at home. The games can be adapted to fit different topics and subjects, and to introduce new concepts or review old concepts. Montessori Training research concluded that the kids could grasp the information faster if it is well presented or if it’s presented in a format of a game.

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The only support required for this game described, is a small stuffed animal, ball or other toy that is easy to pass. One kid starts with the object in his/her hands. The goal is to think of things that fit a certain category that you call out at the start of the session. Choose the categories based on the learning concept you want to stress on, such as fruits, vegetables, animals, colors, numbers and shapes. As soon as the category is called, the kid passes the object to another kid next to him/ her and starts naming things that fit the category. The left behind players carry on passing the object around the ring. The person who is it must name five things before the thing gets back around to his/her. If the kid isn't successful, he/she goes again. If he finishes before the thing gets back to her, the person holding it when she ends it.

Twinkle is a creative way to bring out spelling words with a cluster. All members stand in a circle. A predicted word is called out, and one person is chosen to start spelling the word that’s called out. Each player says one letter of the word in the right order going around the circle, until the last letter is called out. The next person in the circle says "Twinkle." Then person standing next to him is out of that round and has to sit down. A new word begins, using the same procedure until only one person is left. An arithmetic version of Twinkle gives practice with multiples of several numbers. Verify what number you want to perform. The kids go around the circle, counting in order. As a substitute of saying multiples of the number that has been chosen, the player must say "Twinkle." For example, if the number is five, the player who should say five would say "Twinkle" instead. The same happens when the group reaches 10, 15, 20 and all of the other multiples of five. If a player fails to remember to say "Twinkle" at the suitable time, he is out of the game.

Classification games help kids learn about similarities, differentiation and sorting out things. Nearly any object works for the game of classification, as long as some items share uniqueness and others are dissimilar. The kids can sort by various characteristics, such as size, color and use of the items. Laundry is a beneficial thing that kids can sort at their own home. Have them assist place the dirty laundry in separate piles based on size of the clothes or the color. Buttons, pictures and different shaped pasta or chips also work well.

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Lizzie Milan holds Master’s in Psychology Degree. She was working as supervisor in teachers training institute.
Currently, she is working as course co-ordinator for diploma in early childhood education (ecce) & nursery teacher training (ntt) courses since last 20 years.

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