I – Spy pouch is a great activity for travel, road trips, grocery shopping etc. It is easy to carry and can keep kids engaged for a long time.
I-spy games are a huge hit among children. It’s not only fun for them to play but they also learn a whole lot. The Dinosaur ISpy that I have created comes with Fun fact Printables for different Dinosaurs. This way they can find the Dinosaur, distinguish between them and learn about their physical properties too.
Why should you play ISpy games with children?
Children have a natural sense of wonder about the world around them. Talking about the things you notice around you helps children to make sense of what they observe, develop their observation skills and language to describe what they see.
As they play I-spy, they are beginning to notice and compare what is the same or different around them. When they do this they are developing descriptive language and experimenting with how to ask questions to get more information.
Dinosaurs have amazed kids always. Maybe because they are so big or maybe because they are extinct. Playing Dinosaur Ipsy with fun facts help them to learn about different Dinosaurs while playing.
Benefits of ISpy games?
1. Enhance Visual Discrimination
When children notice differences and objects around them, they are able to sort and group them by attributes. There are many different ways that an object can be sorted or grouped. You might group them by:
- size – Is it big or small?
- function – Does it fly or crawl? Does it hold water? Can I drink from it?
- number – How many legs does it have? Is there more than one? How many are there?
- colour – Does it have one colour or lots of colours?
- where it is found – Is it above the ground or below the ground? Is it inside or outside?
- texture – Is it soft and smooth or hard and spiky?
Sorting objects into smaller groups helps children to make decisions about how to interact with the objects.
2. Memory building
Using I SPY books also helps strengthen working memory. In I SPY Animals, your child searches the image for different objects and creatures. A fun rhyming text lists the items you need to find in the picture. Your child will build his working memory by remembering the clever list of items he needs to find.
How to make it:
I bought a transparent pouch from 1 to 10 dhs shop. Add some thermocol balls (you can use plastic pellets too) and a few miniature Dinosaurs. Download the fun facts about dinosaurs. You can print them and laminate if you like. Use a keychain ring to attach all the fact sheets about dinosaurs. Use a glue gun to lock the zip.Now let your children explore.
These fun facts will help them pronounce the names and give them an idea about dinosaur appearances, special characteristics, food habits and where did they reside.