Games for Learning
Ten Minutes a Day to Help Your Child Do Well in School—From Kindergarten to Third Grade
Author: Peggy Kaye
In Games for Learning, Peggy Kaye, renowned teacher and author, gives parents more than seventy original, entertaining, and slyly educational ways to help their children master crucial learning skills - in just ten minutes a day. The games cover all the important areas of the school curriculum from kindergarten to third grade: reading, writing, spelling, mathematics, logical thinking, even science, history, and geography. There's fun here for both parent and child alike--plus skills that will lead to success in school and enhance any youngster's self-esteem.
Games for Learning also includes a "Note to Teachers" which shows how to make these games part of school life.
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
In The News
“Forget about flash cards, extra workbooks, or expensive learning machines. Games for Learning gives you a repertoire of quick and entertaining math, language, and logic games you can play at home, in a waiting room , or in a restaurant. A playful resource for busy parents.” —Joanne Oppenheim, author of The Elementary School Handbook
“Peggy Kaye's new book is full of ingenious learning games that give you a delightful and educationally valuable way to share ten minutes a day with your child.” —Herbert Kohl, author of 36 Children
“Here's my highest praise. I'm going to give Games for Learning to each of my adult children because I want my grandchildren to grow up playing these games. This book is a joyful friend to parents, children, teachers--and all learners.” —Priscilla L. Vail, author of Smart Kids with School Problems and The World of the Gifted Child