A few days ago, I just bought building blocks for my niece. He played very well. And my sister told me, he likes playing games but isn't interested in learning English. So I wonder why not write the English words in those blocks or even some wood accessories like cheap charms, write the corresponding words according to different shapes. In fact, this works well, he can remember the English words of different blocks. |
It's important to have an immersive environment to learn English for kids. In consideration of the children's psychological property and cognitive ability, we can play together with kids on some fun English games. Kids can easily learn from the games and begin the unconscious English thought enlightenment. Parents can experience the fun of learning English with kids.
Here are some fun games for English learning
Puzzle, it has a lot of varieties, including number, weather, shape, color and so on. Take math puzzles for an example, Arabic numbers and English numbers express a number. A piece of the puzzle is from 1 to 10 with dotted line, cut them in the dotted line and spell on the table. Each puzzle has different numbers or the expression of numbers, kids will remember the graphics and the corresponding digital expression form unknowingly.
In the process of the puzzle, kids will have an intuitive feeling for the dot number, the corresponding Arabic numbers as well as the English numbers, and they can build relationship between the shape and these two kinds of expressions. Perhaps, kids don't know that o, n and e is 1, but they will know 1 when they see the word "one", as if the whole English word formation photos has stored in the brain.
The second game is UNO cards; this poker game is very popular in US. It has 108 cards in total, all of the cards are divided in four colors, each card of a color is marked from 1 to 0, and four colors represent different characteristics. The word on the blue card is a verb, green card is an adjective, red card is a noun, yellow card is other characteristics. Everyone who shows the card will make a sentence with the word on the card, and then all of the participants would make a sentence.
Kids can handle the word characteristics and usages easily from reading the words and making sentences.
Hopscotch - the important is to write the English letters in sequence in the box. Each box needs a letter. Throw the little stone into the box and jump to the specify box according to the alphabetical order, then pick it up and jump back to the original road. When jump into a box, the person need to read the letter in the box.
Hide-and-seek, you just need to hide the toy in a place in the house and let the kids go to find it out. You can give some tips, such as it's under/in/beside/behind the…Then it's your turn to find the toy.
Delicious letter pamphlet - You can choose some English letters, such as P, and let kids find out the food class words spelling with P at the beginning, like potato, pie and pineapple. You can search some photos and tiny crafts related to food, and then binding into a Delicious letter pamphlet.
Kids will never be tired of playing those classic games. Just need to add some English elements, the games will be easy and fun to play. Go play with your kids together every day!
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