Reading doesn’t always require a “book”. Incorporating play is always a great way to learn, so try out some of these sidewalk chalk games. You can get a new reader reading. For a pre-reader, this can build vocabulary and help them learn to identify colors, shapes, and letters.
IMPORTANT: Make it FUN. Don’t make it seem like work. Kids do their best “work” while playing. If your child isn’t interested, let them lead the game their way. Try different things!
What you need: Sidewalk chalk, preferably of many colors. A bean bag or other similar object that you can toss and that doesn’t bounce. In a pinch, you can fill a balloon or a small Ziplock bag with sand, sugar, or salt.
Pre-Reader Game Ideas:
Reader Game Ideas:
3/30/2021 09:06:12 pm
I love all these ideas!! Thanks so much for sharing.
3/31/2021 06:56:34 am
Thank you, Valerie! <3
4/7/2021 06:53:28 pm
Such great ideas! Thank you so much for sharing. I haven't tried writing the words and having them throw an object on the word. How fun!
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