Play this game with your family, no matter where you are! See how many opposites you and your family can come up with. Look out the window of your car, around your house, at the grocery store, or while on a walk as a family. 1. 👀The first person says something they see, for example, "I see a TALL tree." 2. 🗣The next person must quickly find something that is the opposite of that, so they could say, "I see a SHORT dog." How fast can you name the opposite? 3. See how many different opposites you can find: big/little, full/empty, loud/quiet, rough/smooth, up/down, closed/open and more! 4. Tap the add button 5. Tap the microphone and list as many opposites as you can. What was the best thing that happened while you played this with your family? 6. Tap the check to add to your journal. 👨👧 Family Why: Understanding opposites helps children learn how to compare and describe things. This fun family game builds vocabulary and thinking skills.
Head Start Goal P-LC 2. Child understands and responds to increasingly complex communication and language from others. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.K.5.B Demonstrate understanding of frequently occurring verbs and adjectives by relating them to their opposites (antonyms). CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.K.5.C Identify real-life connections between words and their use (e.g., note places at school that are colorful). CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.K.1.F Produce and expand complete sentences in shared language activities. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.1.1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. Books Opposites by Sandra Boynton (PK) The Foot Book Dr. Suess (K-1) Big Shark Little Shark Anna Membrino (K) Bib Bear Small Mouse Karma Wilson and Jane Chapman (PK-1st)