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What Animal is it?

20 min2 participants

Let's play!

  1. Player 1 : Pick a brick at random.

  2. Player 1 : Think of an animal starting with this letter.

  3. Player 1 : Describe your animal with sound or motion.

  4. Player 2 : Guess what animal it is.

  5. Both players : Work together to pick the right bricks from the box to write the name of the animal on the base plate.

How to prepare

  • 1 base plate

  • All the letter bricks

Place the box of letter bricks and the base plate between the players.

Facilitation tips

  • Ask “Can you imagine being in a zoo or in the jungle? What do you hear?”

Possible variations

  • Find words in a given subject (geography, history, physics…).

  • Arrange the letters in alphabetical order on an extra base plate for ease in finding.

Download & print

  • Download in .docx
  • Share via email

Children will develop these holistic skills

Cognitive

  • Discover the function of the written word: Participate in the writing of certain words

Creative

  • Use spoken language to develop understanding through speculating, hypothesizing, imagining and exploring ideas
  • Engage in solitary play activities for an ability appropriate amount of time

Emotional

  • Comply with simple directions and limits from adults

Did you know?

  • Children tend to discuss detailed features during playful building activities with peers and demonstrate higher level of self-regulation during small-group activities and play.

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