“I am confused about nouns”
” What are common and proper nouns?”
“Why are names and things called nouns?”
As parents of children who are beginning to learn and understand English grammar, you might have heard these questions from them. Here is a game that will help your child navigate through nouns. In the long run, it will also enable them to create a solid foundation in English and enhance their vocabulary.
It’s called – Name, Place, Animals and Things – and in some versions – Categories or Guggenheim!
Some tips: In case one child writes a word that the others dont know, he/she can explain the meaning and the rest will add a new word to their vocabulary.
This game involves learning multiple aspects of learning- spellings, vocabulary, knowledge on animals and also, some geography.
Thus, the children have the potential to branch the game. Here are some ideas:
You could use your imagination to make the game interesting. Sometimes you need to break the monotony by merely listing the alphabets and the nouns that correspond to them.
Come up with more ideas and share them with us in the comments.
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