Chicken in the Grass

Instead of hangman, this game is just as fun as children try to spell the word before the chicken is created. Drawing and naming shapes, including circle, oval, trapezoid, and triangle are reinforced as an extra bonus!

What You Need: paper & pencils or any other surface and markers: Optional: vocabulary or spelling lists

Play to Write!

This game is played the same way as hangman, except no harm results to the chicken!diagram of game

  1. The leader chooses a word for other players to try and figure out. The correct number of letter spaces are drawn linearly across the page. For instance if the word is “camp”, four spaces are drawn.
  2. The next player, guesses a letter in the word. If the letter is included, it is placed in the correct position, as the “c” placed in the first space.
  3. If the letter is not included, the first shape of the chicken is drawn (the oval body).
  4. Play continues until the word is identified, or the chicken is drawn in the grass.
    game example
About these ads
Categories: Writing Games | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment

Post navigation

One thought on “Chicken in the Grass

  1. How very clever and fun. A wonderful teaching activity.

Try the activity then let us know how it works! Share your ideas here...

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com. The Adventure Journal Theme.

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 86 other followers

%d bloggers like this: