Leaf Pile is an exciting game in which players compete to make the biggest pile of leaves. Players build small piles of leaves and try to protect them from negative cards, such as the squirrel who steals leaves. This game is excellent to use build language skills or to motivate students during drill activities.
Purpose of the game: This game has multiple purposes.
To improve language skills. Language targets include comparatives and superlatives, bigger, biggest, smaller, smallest; irregular plural leaves; irregular verbs flew, took, stole; Vocabulary: acorn, big, bird, bushy, Cottonwood, Elm, jagged, leaf, Maple, medium, pile, pointed, rake, scarecrow, small, squirrel, sunflower, top.
Use as a quick turn game of reinforcement during articulation drill or selected therapy targets.
To practice /l/ or /r/ in connected speech.
Use as a sorting activity with only the leaf cards; sort by leaf type (or color) and size, or sequence by size.