PLAY: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
One of the most
frequently heard complaints among caregivers is that young
children insist on playing super hero or fighting games. Around
the age of four, a perfectly sweet and wonderful group of
children can transform into a miniature commando unit, arms and
legs flying as they challenge anyone and everyone wandering into
their territory. It's as predictable as puberty, and often just
as frustrating for adults. More...
about if they pretended to be an animal, like a duck, and made
up a story about their day on the farm? What would they do, what
would the eat, where would they sleep, etc. Play a pantomime
game. Using small plastic farm animals or small pictures as
cues, one child looks at the picture or animal secretly and then
pantomimes the actions of that animal - kids guess which animal
he/she is. More...