31 Games - Count Your Chickens

Is your 3-year-old the youngest of the family, or are all the kids your child plays with close to that same age?  If so, then you know how difficult it can be to find ways for them to all be involved in the fun and games - so many choices are just too advanced for this age.

But now, you'll have a list of 31 unique games that even a 3-year-old can join in with.  A few of these ideas will be best for the preschool set, but most will work for a wide range of ages!

Click on over here to see the full list, but read on for this great game idea!

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This fun little cooperative game helps little ones learn many new skills.  Not only will they become more adept at typical board-game skills like taking turns, following directions, and moving around a board, but teamwork and counting skills, as well.

Join together to help Mother Hen collect her chicks and bring them back to the coop!

Count Your Chickens

Count Your Chickens!

Players:  2-4

Ages:  3 +

Place:  a spot to set the board, spinner, and chicks

Equipment:  this game

How to play:  The players take turns flicking the spinner, counting the number of spaces and then collecting that many chicks.

The players collectively win when all the chicks have been collected and returned to the coop.

It truly is a game children play for the sake of having fun!

Have you ever played a cooperative game like this before?  I'd love to hear!  Either leave a comment below or email me at lisahealy (at) outlook (dot) com.

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Looking for other fun ideas of things to do with your little one?  Check out my Latticed Learning page here!

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