DIY I Spy Game: Teach Your Preschooler Letters, Numbers, Colors, Shapes & More! (Instant Download Included)
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What if you could assemble one simple game that would teach your preschooler letter and number recognition, colors, shapes, counting, textures and more? What if that one simple game also could provide sensory input and strengthen motor skills? Sound too good to be true? Yeah, you're right. It probably is. You should just go back to those boring workbooks.
Or, you could try our newest FREE resource made just for you
The DIY I Spy Game!!
The inspiration for this game came from my 3-year-old son's love of I Spy books. A few months ago, I bought him an I Spy board book and he loved it! He has it memorized and, when we read, he won't let me get away with skipping any pages.
These are the cutest little books by the way. A step down from the regular I Spy books, they are perfect for preschoolers!
That got me to thinking about how much he would LOVE a real-life I Spy game. (And how easy it would be to teach him his entire Preschool curriculum without him ever knowing!)
Hudson is trying to pick up something red with his tweezers.
This 60 card I Spy Game focuses on:
Making your very own I Spy Game is a snap with this FREE instant download! Just print and laminate our 60 game cards, then fill a plastic bin with odds and ends from your craft drawers, school supplies and toy box.
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This I Spy Game can also provide loads of sensory input for your preschooler depending on the items you put into your bin. Try to use a variety of textures such as:
The possibilities are endless! And chances are, you have almost everything you need hiding in the bottom of toy bins and junk drawers.
In addition to colors, letters, numbers, shapes and sensory, this game also can be used to strengthen your preschooler's fine motor skills. To add a motor skill component, simply provide your child with a pair of these over-sized tweezers to use when retrieving items from their bin.
I was surprised by how difficult it was at first for my 3-year-old to use the tweezers. But each time he uses them he improves and I can see his motor skills improving!
Hudson LOVES his I Spy Game and I love how much he is learning. It's one of the easiest and cheapest school resources I have created so far.
Make your own I Spy Game and enjoy hours of fun and learning with your preschooler! Simply click on the image below to download your FREE I Spy Game cards.
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