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Follow the Leader

Play a game of "Follow the Leader" at the park using position words. Give your child commands such as "walk around the pole."

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Extending this activity

  • -Read "The Three Billy Goats Gruff" by Paul Galdone, and act out the actions mentioned in the book such as "over the bridge" at your local park.

    -Sing the 'Hokey Pokey' song with your child, emphasizing the positional words as you act it out with him or her.

Adjust for an older child

Give the child specific commands with numbers and positional words. For example, "Jump over the bar four times. Now go around the pole five times."

Adjust for a younger child

Instead of simply giving verbal instructions, perform the actions with the child to help him or her understand the positional words.

What is being taught through this activity

  • Foundational Literacy/Math Skills: Geometry

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