Thursday, January 15, 2015
Play a ‘what’s the same’ game
One of the critical thinking skills your child will need in school is the ability to make comparisons. Here’s a game that will sharpen this skill: Cut out (or draw) different pictures of similar things—trucks, babies, dogs or cars. Glue each picture to a separate piece of paper. Ask your child to put similar pictures together (classifying them) and tell you why he grouped them as he did.