This game is great for addressing, CATEGORIZATION , WORD FINDING and EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONING skills. ORGANIZATION is a key component of EF and this game will challenge your student’s ability to organize in a practical way related to everyday items and locations in their environment. Purchase a few plastic utensil organizers from the discount store and you’ll be on your way to good organization!
All players start off with TWO of EACH utensil.
Collect the number of utensils according to the point value on the cards. Utensils can be collected and stored in a plastic organizer or simply kept in piles. (see accompanying photo as reference)
Pages 3-5: 36 game cards (plus 12 blank cards to customize) are included.
Make 3-4 extra copies of each of the utensil pages.
Use a playing die/dice to determine how many responses you would like from the
student (i.e. roll a 4 and name 4 items found in a junk drawer OR the SLP/teacher can decide HOW MANY items the student needs to name.
After the player provides the response(s), they can draw the number and type of utensils indicated on the card.
At the end of the game, have students count how many forks, spoons and knives they earned. The one who collects the most forks can be declared one winner, the one with most knives, another winner, etc. and an overall winner for most utensils in total.
Pages 11-13: 36 game cards. These cards require the student to determine which ONE word does not belong in the group, then they are required to name the category and add one more item. All answers will match one of the game cards from pages 3-5 and these cards can be used as a matching game with the cards on pgs. 3-5. For example: Which does not belong? text books, notebooks, cookbooks, workbooks . This game card goes with the “Name things you keep in your book bag” card. “Cookbook” does not belong with the other words.
It is recommended that you use the cards on pgs. 3-5 FIRST and then use the cards on pgs. 11-13.
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