Check out one of our favorite twists on an old classic game! This visual activity for kids a great way to work on visual skills and cognitive skills!
I especially love the visual perceptual and cognitive challenge this game provides! Plus, every child seems to know and love this simple game!
Check out these creative ideas for targeting a huge variety of concepts and cognitive skills when you’re playing I Spy!
What You’ll Need
You can play this one in any environment and you don’t need any supplies!
What To Do
Play I Spy using one of the following categories (see our printable I Spy guide for some suggestions):
3. Actions (ie. “I spy something you can throw”)
4. Textures (ie. “I spy something rough”)
5. Alphabet (ie. “I spy something that starts with the letter “A”)
6. Distance (ie. “I spy something 10 feet way”)
7. Habitats (ie. “I spy somewhere a bird would live”)
8. Memories (ie. “I spy a place where we camped out one night”)
9. Senses (ie. “I spy something that smells sweet”)
10. Numbers (ie. “I spy 5 flowers”)
How to Change It Up
Reverse roles! Give your child a category and let them come up with the items for YOU to find!
For Virtual Sessions
This one is so simple to play during a teletherapy session because no specific supplies are needed! Simply print or pull up the printable I Spy guide and see if the child can find the various objects in their environment – inside or outside!
Skill Areas Addressed
Cognitive skills, social skills, visual perceptual skills, visual motor integration, sensory processing
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