kids games

Sleep and screen time the focus in new physical activity guidelines for young children
Sleep and screen time the focus in new physical activity guidelines for young children (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New National Guidelines on physical activity, sedentary time and sleep for young children were launched on 21st November by the Federal Minister for Health, the Hon Greg Hunt MP, at Parliament House in Canberra. University of Wollongong (UOW) early childhood ... Read More »

Young children recognise the importance of practice
Young children recognise the importance of practice (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A University of Queensland study is helping parents and teachers understand the capacity of young children to learn independently, by providing insight into children’s understanding of practice. The study, led by UQ School of Psychology PhD student Melissa Brinums, investigated ... Read More »

Three-year-olds understand, value obligations of joint commitment
Three-year-olds understand, value obligations of joint commitment (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The ability to engage in joint actions is a critical step toward becoming a cooperative human being. In particular, forming a commitment with a partner to achieve a goal that one cannot achieve alone is important for functioning in society. Previous ... Read More »

Coloured rice
Coloured rice (10 votes, average: 4.60 out of 5)

Age 0-8 years. Most of these games and activities are suitable for toddlers and preschool children. Sensory play games like pouring and scooping are great for babies and toddlers. The weighing and measuring activity and the more complex art ideas ... Read More »

Alphabet Poster: Animal Train
Alphabet Poster: Animal Train (6 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age 2-8 years Duration of activity There are many different games and activities you can play with the alphabet animal train poster. You can fill in a few spare minutes or spend an hour or more. Materials/equipment Alphabet poster- animal ... Read More »

ABC Song Activities
ABC Song Activities (6 votes, average: 4.83 out of 5)

Age 2-8 years Duration of activity You can spend just a few minutes or up to an hour singing the ABC song and doing these activities. Cost Nil Preparation Familiarise yourself with the ABC song lyrics if you do not already ... Read More »

Transport flashcards
Transport flashcards (10 votes, average: 4.90 out of 5)

Age 2-8 years Duration of activity These activities can take just a few minutes or keep your child busy periodically throughout the day. Materials/equipment Transport picture and/or word flashcards. Laminating pouches and laminator (optional but laminating will extend the life ... Read More »

Common objects cutting and sorting activity
Common objects cutting and sorting activity (9 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age 3-6 years Duration of activity Cutting out the common objects will take a child 15-30 minutes, depending on how well developed their cutting skills are. Playing sorting games with the object cut outs will probably take another 15-30 minutes. ... Read More »

Toy labels tidying up activity
Toy labels tidying up activity (8 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age Two years and over Duration of activity This activity should make cleaning up after play a little quicker than it used to be and will also teach children a range of educational skills. Materials/equipment Toy labels – we have ... Read More »

Fruit and vegetable flashcard games
Fruit and vegetable flashcard games (9 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age 0-5 years. Different activities are more appropriate for different ages. For example babies may enjoy simply looking and pointing at the cards, while toddlers and pre-schoolers will enjoy developing their skills playing the memory and sorting games. Duration of ... Read More »

 
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