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Finding Games at the Right Level of Difficulty

  • Beginner Games are for children who are not yet verbal or are just learning their first words
  • Intermediate Games are for children who are putting at least a few words together
  • Advanced Games  are for children who are at least starting to put sentences together.

Collections of Beginning Level Games

 Collections of Intermediate Level Games

Collections of Advanced Level Games

Social Engagement

Joint Attention Games

 Joint Adventures
Come Be With Me

Come Play With Me
Come Do What I Do

Route Games 1

Route Games 2

Route Games 3

Bop and Jump

Can We Go? 

What's Your Rule?

 Up Step!

Up Step Quest!

The Science Bridge 1

 Matisse 1
Artistic Play

 Matisse 2
Artistic Play

 Matisse 3
Artistic Play

The World of Water 1

Water Play

Where is Your Point?
What's Your Point?
What are YOU Looking At?

Safe Emergencies 1

Safe Emergencies 2



First Hide and Find

Hide and Find

Hide and Seek
Mirror Me 1
Early Imitation Games
Mirror Me 2

Mirror Me 3
Theater & Acting Games

Who's In Charge?

Stage Play
Week by Week
Your Turn!
My Turn!
Popsicle People
What's Your Question?
Do You... & Can I... Games

Supported Play

Sharing Emotions

  Yes, We Have No Papayas 2
Yes & No Games
 Yes, We Have No Papayas 3
Yes & No Games
Learning Words

Learning Language
Learning Conversation
Say What They Feel

Say What They See

Say What They Think
 More about Levels below
More About Levels

Beginning games can be played with any child including a child who is not yet talking and not yet able to interact socially with others.  More able learners may enjoy these games too.  You may want to introduce simple versions of new games from the beginner section and then gradually modify the game to the more difficult level.  Any child may enjoy these simple games and playing easier games encourages joyful social interaction and builds social confidence.   Index Intermediate games are for children who know and use  at least a couple dozen words and are starting to combine words (or signs or picture symbols)These games let children play with more kinds of language and try out different kinds of social interactions.  You may want to start out with the beginning level version of a game when you first teach a new game. (This means, go back to a red level games)  More able learners will enjoy many of these games as well.  Index Advanced games are for children who can use original sentences and are learning to combine sentences in order to tell a story, participate in a conversation, or narrate pretend play. These games are less structured, have more steps and/or involve more pretend play or more people.Purple games may involve analyzing, remembering, planning, & creating.   Some games are introduced as an Intermediate game.      Index