Going on a Picnic

  • Any Size

  • Ages 3-5

  • None

  • 10 minutes or more

Development Goal

To learn everyone’s name, memorization, sound and letter recognition, and to practice spelling

Before You Start

  • Have the whole group seated in circle.
  • Give an example of a food that begins with the same letters of your first name.

How to Play

  • Explain to the group that they are all going on a picnic together and are all responsible for bringing a food item.
  • Each person is to bring a food that begins with the first letter of their first name.
  • Ask for a volunteer to go first. They are to say their name and what they are bringing to the picnic.
  • The next person, first introduces the person (and the person’s food choice) who just went then her/himself and her/his food.
  • The third person to go introduces the first two people and then himself and so on until everyone has gone.