Tag Archive | game

Pictionary Cards

Pictionary Cards

Want to stretch their imagination without overwhelming them? Don’t mind breaking a few rules? Able to make no sense at all and not get frustrated? This may be the game for you and yours. Read More…

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Tummy Ache

Tummy Ache game

The other week I visited a fellow Brit. and father to two bilingual children. On a trip back to the U.K he bought two or three of the Orchard Toys range. We had a quick go with tummy ache and enjoyed it a lot! Read More…

Rhyme Robber

Rhyme Robber

Happy new year! Back from the old country with a bag full of books and this game. What a great game, and perfect for my sprog’s reading level.  Read More…

Alphablocks Rock!

You are trying hard, your efforts are paying off. Your sprog is starting to read, or has remembered the phonic alphabet, or is getting to grips with their pencil or one of the many small hurdles that homeschooling parents face. You can use sites like Starfall to help bring some pizzazz to the party, and for the extra phonic boost there are the Alphablocks from the BBC! Read More…

Do it Online

Once you have the phonic alphabet under your belt, there is a world of free materials online to help the young one practice their reading skills. I’d like to introduce one page that has provided a variety of fun (for a four-year old at least) reading activities that my daughter keeps wanting to go back to. Read More…

Story Cubes

A good friend gave me a set of Rory’s Story Cubes. Some presents are worth their weight in gold, but for those of us in Japan they will only cost 1,715 yen for a second hand set on Amazon.

Each cube has six images. There are 9 cubes. Some are more easily definable than others, but young minds make light work of abstract images. Read More…