Monthly Archives: February 2015


Insey Winsey Spider


‘Designed to develop shape recognition skills; improve addition and subtraction skills’ When you are playing with your child at home, these speech and language areas can also be addressed. Social skills Taking turns and waiting for other players to spin the spinner. As a parallel discussion to the game, explore how the children feel when […]

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Busy Little Bees


 ‘Designed to develop counting and colour matching skills’  When you are playing with your child at home, do consider the plethora of language opportunities that this game lends itself to as well.   Language Verbal interactions can be encouraged during the setting up of the game (they don’t have to wait till the game actually […]

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Jack and the Beanstalk


‘Designed to develop observation, personal, social and language skills’  In a speech and language therapy session, or when you are playing with your child at home, these specific ideas can be incorporated too.  Social skills – Encouraging a play-based sense of anxiety in trying to avoid the spinner pointing to the giant; excitement or success […]

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One Banana Two Banana


‘Designed to develop observation and strategic thinking; social communication’ In a speech and language therapy session, or when you are playing with your child at home, these ideas could be incorporated too.  Social skills – Encouraging appropriate play-based comments when something goes array e.g. “Are you OK?” (when the monkey ‘slips’ on the banana peel) […]

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