games for growing
A list of board games that can help kids meet developmental milestones
where is howie's owie? awesome game for WH questions, body parts, spatial concepts, inferences, and practically anything else.
Questions attached to Jenga blocks...good pragmatics or language activity.
This was designed for teachers, but I think it would work great at home, too. Instead of fighting over homework completion, make it a literal game with this customizable Monopoly board. If your homework gets completed, you get to play. It works well if you share with your kids your own “homework” and let them see you track the things you need to do. teachnet.com/...
A fun adaptation of monopoly that encourages getting homework completed
This game addresses a variety of language concepts
In this outrageous drawing game the object is to try to get other players to guess the WHO, WHAT and WHERE scene you've drawn. To play, each player picks a WHO card, a WHAT card and a WHERE card and then begins drawing the ridiculous scene described on the cards (such as "Prince Charles Performing Ballet In Egypt").
Can you sort a list of animals by the number of eyes they have? What about by the number of bones or teeth? Or even how long they each can hold their breath! Can you pick which sports us a ball and which don't? Or can you sort your favorite cartoon characters by height? Well, in Sort is Out Junior, everyone gets to find out!
I spy in common-fun language game to describe what objects have in common. Also great for a conversation game to help with generalization of articulation skills. I Spy in Common
Thin ice-work on fine motor skills picking up the marbles but don't break the ice!
Hungry hippos-a fun way to talk about the concept of "more" and "less".