Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Fly Swatter Game

Here is a fun one I learned from my Spanish teacher in high school: The Fly Swatter Game.

-Dry Erase Board
-Dry Erase Markers
-Fly Swatter

I divided the board in half to have shapes on one side (for my 2 YO) and sight words on the other side (for my 4 YO).

After that I just let them take turns with the fly swatter. I would call out a word or shape and the kids would swat the answer with the fly swatter. Easy and simple and they LOVED it!

Here are some fun variations:
-Choose to do synonyms/antonyms/rhyming words
-Vocab words from another language
-Have the whole board covered and children each have a swatter and compete to see who can swat the answer first (that's what we did in Spanish class. I ruled.)

Thanks for checking out this fun activity!

This project has been linked up to these parties.


  1. That is a great idea, and I love the suggestions for various ages!

    Thanks for linking up!

  2. Great Idea! Can't wait to try this when my 2 year old wakes up This morning! She is still sleeping! Not that I am complaining!

  3. So simple, yet so much fun! Thanks for the idea. :)

    You're welcome to link up with me at my new Linky Party:

  4. What a great idea! So simple, yet I can totally see kids having a blast swatting the answer : )


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