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Reading Fun & Games
Too often kids equate LEARNING=BORING. But that certainly isn’t true when you make LEARNING=FUN.
How? By using a variety of games. When you incorporate games into the learning equation, kids will ask for more and more instructional activities. “Please, can’t we do it again?” they’ll beg. You’ll easily capture their interest and motivate them to try harder. Plus, you’ll help build their confidence when you match the game’s level to the child’s level. That way, the child will always be a winner.
Jean Radatz in her OASIS booklet, A Spoonful of Sugar: Games and Puzzles That Promote Reading, offers these tips on using educational games with children:
Here's a few examples and some links where you can find additional games, not only for reading skills but math, history, and more.
TEACHNOLOGY is a fun and helpful site for all kinds of learning games. Here’s just a few examples:
One day while I was sleeping in the bathroom, a fuzzy eyeball fell through the roof. It immediately jumped on the chair and knocked over the chocolate cake. Then it ran out the door into the kitchen and laughed a raincoat off the table. It then knocked a glass of Coke off the coffee table. After 345 minutes of chasing the eyeball through the house I finally caught it and put it outside. It quickly climbed the nearest hair.
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