Get It & Get It Across: Mathematics

FOCUS GAMES EXAMPLE PAGE


Race!

Preparation: You will need a set of photographs for the words in your chosen category/subcategory. For example, if using shapes you could have a photo of triangle, one of a square, one of a circle and one of an oblong . Secure each photo with self adhesive blue-tac to one of the walls in the clinic/classroom place the photos a distance apart or if preferred you could place each picture on a different wall. With older children include more than four examples and include different actions, for example, walk, hop, jump, side step rather than running.

Doing the activity: The activity leader calls out one of the words and the children must race to the correct one the winner of the race being the person who arrives first.

At the end of the game the activity leader reminds the children of the category word


Choose & Change

Preparation: You will need two photos of the words in your chosen category. Each person playing will have two different pictures. Make sure not to include any duplicates. You will need to sit in a circle.
 
Doing the activity: The activity leader calls out two photos (make sure not to call out two photos belonging to the same child).

The children who have those photos must change places, swapping the photo that has been named by the caller as they pass each other. When the leader calls out the category word, everyone changes places.


Word Friends

Preparation: You will need four or more people (including you) to play the game. You will need a set of photographs of the words in your chosen category.
Place the photos on the table.

Doing the activity: The activity leader starts by dividing the group into pairs or
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