WHAT am I? WHERE am I?™ Game
Grades Preschool, Kindergarten
Players 2 - 5
Aligns with Common Core and State Standards
What am I? Where am I? Game examine location words and phrases while playing a game!
Children explore ten different animals and three examples each of fourteen different location words/phrases. Word cards for the animals and locations are also included.
Provides shared language activities to address several major and/or state-driven preschool and kindergarten standards including: understand and use question words; use the most frequently occurring prepositions (i.e. in, out, on, off, by); produce and expand complete sentences; identify common objects and animals; describe relative positions of objects (i.e. above, below, beside, next to, in front of, behind); combine simple shapes to form larger shapes; use concrete objects, pictures, and conversation to determine meaning of unfamiliar words/concepts; focus on an activity with deliberate concentration and follow multiple steps.
What am I? Where am I? Game includes ten different animals and three examples each of fourteen different location words/phrases. Word cards for the animals and locations are also included. Location words and phrases included in the game: in, off, behind, on, above/over, below/under, out of, between, in front of, beside/by/next to. Game play can vary based on what is developmentally appropriate for players; includes suggestions for both supporting and extending the game. Materials can be used for individual, small group, and whole class educational activities in addition to traditional gameplay. Provides shared language activities to address several major and state-driven preschool and kindergarten standards.
What's in the Box?
10 large rectangular illustrated animal cards, 20 square illustrated animal location cards, 10 location word cards, 10 animal word cards, student recording sheet/word bank, and instructions.