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Games

Go Fish

Concepts: Colors, Counting, Turn-taking.
Our Suggestions: Practice "my turn", "your turn" as well as naming the colors.

Colorforms Games Silly Faces

Concepts: Colors, Facial Body Parts, Turn-taking.
Our Suggestions: Play this game with your child. Talk about the different colors of the body parts (red nose versus purple, yellow, pink), label the different body parts and see if your child can receptively identify them as well as label them for you. This is a great first game to teach basic turn-taking skills.

Oreo Matchin' Middles

Concepts: Shapes, Turn-taking.
Our Suggestions: There are a variety of ways to play from simply emptying the jar and putting the pieces back (attention span and turn-taking), to matching the shapes, or using it as a memory game. The game is very durable and lots of fun. Practice "my turn", "your turn" as well as naming the shapes.

Cranium Cariboo

Concepts: Letters, numbers, shapes, colors, turn-taking and vocabulary.
Our suggestions: This game is one of our favorites! Your child can match colors, letters, shapes, and count numbers. He/she can also practice saying specific sounds and words if you use your own picture cards. Children are highly motivated with this "hide and seek" style game. It's great for having children say lots of words with flashcards. Children always enjoy the game's conclusion as they watch the treasure chest open revealing a large purple diamond inside.

Barnyard Bingo

Concepts: Colors, animal names, sounds, turn-taking, pronouns.
Our Suggestions: Play this game with your child. Talk about the different colors (red, yellow, blue, red), animals (cow, sheep, pig, chicken), and the sounds they make. This is a great first game to teach basic turn-taking skills. Encourage your child to say "my turn" and "mine" before he/she takes their turn to introduce early developing pronouns.

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Guess Who

Concepts: Turn taking, eye contact, asking questions, physical attributes, /r/ sound (person).
Our Suggestions: While taking turns playing this game with your children courage them to look at you as they ask each question. Model different grammatical questions such as “Does your person have...?" "Is your person a girl?" "Does he/she have a...?"

Brain Quest: Fruit Dominoes

Concepts: Matching, turn taking, vocabulary
Our Suggestions: A wonderful first game! Fun to travel with too.

Brain Quest: Animal Dominoes

Concepts: Matching, turn taking, vocabulary
Our Suggestions: A wonderful first game! Fun to travel with too.

Trouble

Concepts: Turn taking, counting.
Our Suggestions: A motivating popper to roll the dice. This is a game that children love. It can easily be used a a reinforcer for practicing flashcards or sound practice.
 
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