Learning through Fun Games/Activities
Activities throughout the School day are necessary for children to re-energize themselves for learning and maintain focus on their school work. Many a time a boring chapter loses interest in children minds, and they do not understand it well. You can achieve an excellent classroom when all your students observe and understand well, what you have taught them. The best way from which students can learn the importance of team-work is with collaborative games this help multiply student efforts and unite them to accomplish the team goals.
In today’s smart generation if you use right technique to help children learn in a meaningful way, they will work together, support one another and become critical thinkers.
We are here with some great ideas for teachers, so that children indulge in learning with the help of some games –
It can be a daily activity for all the students, just choose a page of a newspaper and tell students to find as many words as they can from an alphabet. You can count the countdown of ten seconds or more depending on your class grade. But whosover wins after finding the highest number has to explain the meaning of all the words to the class. This activity can help increase the vocabulary of students.
Role play Scenario
You can create a role playing setting for a chapter or any informative news for children, this creates an spirit of learning in them, and they can have a broad approach to learning through speech with their class friends or collaborative learning in teams. Taking roles of imaginary characters who engage in adventures will open a different structure of learning in their mind.
Bingo can be played to learn new things also; You can use any content area, new vocabulary or math’s problem on Bingo cards format. You can update pictures and words on a particular topic; Create a slide with words or pictures after that copy that slide and move the words and pictures to other squares. For a more interactive edge, print the bingo cards with a color printer. You can laminate them for future use also.
Piecing the puzzle
Well, this games needs some preparation in advance, but it gives total worth for it! For preparation you can take 5 to 6 laminated Calendar pictures (most suitable), relating to a theme of your learning subject. You can cut them in five to six puzzle pieces. Now you can hand each puzzle piece to a student, and let them wander to find their puzzle-mates, for this activity ensure student not speak a word(noise-free) and join the puzzle.
Such games create a fun and frolic environment in class, and it develops an ease of learning for a better mental and more focused growth. As young minds find learning through activity interesting and challenging, more innovative methods like these can be introduced in the system of education.