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...
Be an Animal
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...