Information About This Unit
This unit covers positional words like top, bottom, inside, outside, above, below, in front of, behind, and middle. It also covers directional words like up, down, left, and right. Using games and hands-on activities, your child will have the opportunity to recognize position and direction and move objects based on positional and directional words. Online activities and a worksheet are included to reinforce the concepts. This unit is designed to last one week, depending on how often you teach math.
|I Can Learn Position Words||(no rating)|
This lesson covers nine position words. Read the position words to your child and point to them on the screen. Your child will have an opportunity to practice this lesson in the learning tools section.
|Positional Words Lesson||(no rating)|
This site demonstrates to your child positional words via colored boxes.
|Move the Shark||(no rating)|
This page shows your child positional words. The lady is swimming, and the shark will move to the correct positions as you click on the positional words in the box below the picture.
|I Can See Position Words||(no rating)|
This lesson gives descriptions of positional words. Your child can see the picture of the positional word as you point to it and read the word.
|Visual Direction Reference||(no rating)|
This reference page gives visual examples on direction.
|Visual Reference on Position||(no rating)|
This page gives a visual display of position and also shows a solved solution concerning position words.
|Move the Spider||(no rating)|
This page shows your chid directional words. The top of the page shows a spider. Click the link "play" and the spider will move directionaly as the direction words are displayed. Please read notes below.
|Visual Dictionary of Location Words||(no rating)|
This is the Little Explorers Visual Dictionary showing positional and directional words. It is a wonderful reference for location words. It not only gives the visual but it also gives a written description.
|Bears: Position Words||(no rating)|
Read the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears to your child emphasizing positional and directional words. After the story, give your child a stuffed bear and practice using positional and directional words.
|Obstacle Course||(no rating)|
Create an obstacle course that your child can go over, under, around, between and through. If possible, have family members or friends join in the activity. As your child runs through the obstacle course, cheer him or her on by calling out directions: "Jump over the river," "Crawl through the tunnel," etc.
|Treasure Hunt||(no rating)|
This activity involves making a treasure map for your child to follow. Be sure to include positional and directional words in order to find the treasure.
|Learning Spatial Words with Pets||(no rating)|
Your child will have fun learning positional words through rhyming and hands-on play.
|Rosie's Walk||(no rating)|
You will read the book Rosie's Walk to your child. After reading the book, do some role playing with position words.
This activity page gives practice in using left and right to find your way through a maze.
|Help Clifford||(no rating)|
This video is interactive. Your chld will be exposed to words such as inside, outside, over, under, above, etc. You can play more than once so your child will be exposed to additional words.
|Up, Down, and All Around||(no rating)|
This game has three levels of play. To give your child lots of practice, play all three levels. The three levels are: Free Play, Follow Along, and Listen Closely. Listen Closely is the hardest.
|Help Jay Jay the Jet Plane||(no rating)|
Help Jay Jay, the Jet Plane fly his plane by clicking on the arrow to tell him which direction to go.
|Animals and Positions||(no rating)|
Your child will use in, on, over, and under to complete this activity page.
|Play Find the Right Position||(no rating)|
Your child will have the opportunity to practice finding the correct position for nine position words that were taught in the lesson section under "I Can Learn Position Words." Then, your child can play a game using those same positional words.
|Up, Down Ball||(no rating)|
In this short video, children demonstrate up and down with a ball.
|Front, Back Fish||(no rating)|
This fun, short video demonstrates front and back.
|Inside and Outside||(no rating)|
Watch this short video to see what is inside and what is outside.
List of any helpful books, games, toys, kits, lapbooks, curriculum, etc., that may be purchased to enhance the learning experience: