KIDS MAKE STUFF

Crazy Sentences - The Game

A funny game about creating sentences

Category: Games Time frame: half an hour
Age: Where:
Level: easy What you need: everyday objects
Keywords: words, sentences, reading, game, fun
 
Article written by CrazyCat

 

Preparation:

  1. A name ("John"), a person ("The bus driver") or an animal ("Jane' cat")
  2. a transitive verb (like "found")
  3. an article and one or more adjectives ("a colorful")
  4. a noun ("painting")
  5. where? or when? ("in our backyard" or "after lunch")
  Sounds complicated, but it's really easy. Look at the following example

(1)
John 

(2)
looked for 

(3)
a new 

(4)
game 

(5)
in the Internet 

(1)
Jane 

(2)
repaired

(3) the completely
broken

(4)
bicycle

(5)
in our garage

(1)
Grandma 

(2)
sat on

(3)
the very old 

(4)
chair 

(5)
in the garden 

(1)
Grandpa 

(2)
stumbled on   

(3)
a red dotted

(4)
creature         

(5)
in the bath tub

(1)
Uncle George    

(2)
found 

(3)
a green, slimy 

(4)
alien

(5)in the
pizza dough 


The most fun you will get with using crazy sentences like the last two.

Now for the game. Here are the rules:


Taking the examples above you could get sentences like:

    Jane sat on a green, slimy creature in the garden.

    Grandma found a red dotted bicycle in the pizza dough. 

 

We found the kids found this game very entertaining and it's great for learning to read, too! 

If you try this game, let us know how you like it. And show us the best sentences you got!