A fun activity to encourage the development of oral language.
Project the I Spy Objects Jar on the screen in your classroom. Encourage students to take turns orally describing different objects from the jar. For a challenge, ask the students to draw the objects and write words or phrases to describe each object.
A full set of instructions is included in the download.
This activity can be used in small groups or as a whole class.
Use the drop-down menu to choose between the PDF or Google Slide version.
Please note: The Google Slide version only includes the instructions and I Spy Jar. It does not include the activity worksheet.
Common Core Curriculum alignment
Describe familiar people, places, things, and events and, with prompting and support, provide additional detail.
Speak audibly and express thoughts, feelings, and ideas clearly.
Describe people, places, things, and events with relevant details, expressing ideas and feelings clearly.
Sort words into categories (e.g., colors, clothing) to gain a sense of the concepts the categories represent.
Define words by category and by one or more key attributes (e.g., a duck is a bird that swims; a tiger is a large cat with stripes).
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We have added a Google slide version to use virtually.
Addition by Natalie Jan 11th, 2021
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