Here is a fun—and sort of silly—way to work on listening skills with your children.
Place the question cards in a pile on the table.
Explain to your child that you’re going to ask some questions, but that the answer to every question must be mashed potatoes!
Read a question to your child.
What do you use to wash your hair?
And wait for the silly answer.
As you play, encourage your child to visualize each silly scenario as he answers the questions. For some added fun, your child can pretend to eat a big spoonful of mashed potatoes as she answers each question.
Don’t be afraid to get silly with this activity. Here are a few additional ideas:
Is there a silly listening game that you enjoy playing with your child? I would love to hear about it in the comments below!