Activity: Rhyming Categories

 

Ages:          6-8, 9-12                                   What you'll need:   Index cards
Location:  Indoors                                                                             Marker
Skills:         Language, thinking
Source:     Learning Exchange/Familyplay

Background:
Children develop critical thinking skills as they play this challenging word game. The word lists can also expand kids' vocabularies and introduce them to the concepts of categorization and generalization.

Players:
Game leader
3 to 20 players

What to do:
Print a category on each of the index cards. (See the Categories List.)

Rhyming Categories List

Rhyming Pairs:
train/brain
mail/sail
four/pour
tree/knee
rug/bug
bread/sled
school/tool
socks/fox
car/jar
cake/rake
feet/sheet
sky/fly
time/dime
ten/hen
blue/glue
snake/lake
log/hog
say/hay
mug/hug
red/bed
comb/Rome
talk/chalk

Categories:
transportation
things in the home
things people use
things found outdoors
animals and insects
toys
clothing
appliances
food
things people do
colors
places
numbers

 

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