Game Collections

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

Joint Attention Games

Come Play With Me

Route Games 2

Can We Go?

Up Step!

Matisse 2

Artistic Play

Water Play

What's Your Point?

Safe Emergencies 2

Hide and Find

Mirror Me 2

Who's In Charge?

My Turn!

Popsicle People

Sharing Emotions

Yes, We Have No Papayas 2

Yes & No Games

Learning Language

Say What They See

More About Levels

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

Joint Adventures

Come Do What I Do

Route Games 3

What's Your Rule?

Up Step Quest!

Matisse 3

Artistic Play

What are YOU Looking At?

Hide and Seek

Mirror Me 3

Theater & Acting Games

Stage Play

Week by Week

What's Your Question?

Do You... & Can I... Games

Yes, We Have No Papayas 3

Yes & No Games

Learning Conversation

Say What They Think

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

First Hide and Find

Mirror Me 1

Early Imitation Games

Your Turn!

Supported Play

Learning Words

Say What They Feel

More about Levels below

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

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