Games are an important component to social, emotional, and cognitive growth. The development of taking turns, winning and losing, figuring strategies, memory, and more are all happening when games are played.
Spice up your Summer with The Activity Mom’s 8 Week Summer Challenge!
For each of the 8 weeks of Summer we will challenge you to try one new activity. Pick one activity from the themed list and try it any time during the week. That’s it! Guaranteed Summer fun! We’d love to hear how it goes.
Summer Challenge – Week 3 – Play New Games
Pick a new game to try this week.
Summer Alphabet Game (Printable)
This is a really simple game to prep. Simply download, print, cut, and play. We love bringing this game with us to places where we might have to wait. It is a fun way to practice identifying letters or letter sounds.
Use toys that you have on hand to make your own carnival inside or outside of the house. Make tickets, prizes, signs, and games.
Summer Bingo (Printable)
Bingo is a favorite game of ours! Here’s a free, printable Summer Bingo game that your children are sure to enjoy!
United States of America Card Game (printable)
This is also an easy game to prep. Simply download, print, and cut. This game is fun for all ages. Even if your child can’t read, you can read the card for them when they pick it.
Roll the balls, roll the dice, count, and smash! So fun!
Your Lego lover will be excited for this Mystery Bag challenge. It is easy to set up for you and hours of fun for your child!
Practice identifying numbers with this fun and simple game.
Sight Word Four in a Row (Printable)
Download, print, and play this free sight word game. Read and cover and be the first to get 4 in a row.
6 Dice Games Based on Books (Printable)
We love these 6 free dice games that go with our favorite books!
I don’t know if it’s the humongous die or the sparkly gems that are counted, but this game is a hit with toddlers and preschoolers everywhere!
Download, print, and play using dice and counters such as blocks, candy, erasers, etc.
Your little superhero will love this free printable game. Great for counting, number identification, one to one correspondence, and combinations of 5 and 10.
Make Your Own Memory Game
Use stickers you have on hand to create your own Memory Game! Making it is just as fun as playing it.
Roll a ____ Games (Printable)
We LOVE these dice games! So fun to play and organized by theme and season.
Make a Quick DIY Board Game
Use a dot marker or stickers to make your own DIY board games that you can play wherever you are!