Teacher's support sheet
Level of Education: Elementary School
Age: 03 to 07 years old
Theme Logical thinking
Logical thinking is the process that allows us to get to conclusions about something based on logical inferences that can be on images, smells, sounds, sequences, and so on.
Did you know that games are a great way to stimulate logical thinking? Besides being fun to play, the games are also an opportunity to develop the ability to solve problems, find solutions, and create new capabilities.
To solve math problems that involve logical thinking;
To develop logical thinking;
To stimulate the interest in mathematics using playful and fun activities; To offer the game as a didactic resource to explore the content discussed in the classroom;
To work and develop interactive and collaborative attitudes, also letting students share their experiences;
To develop motor skills by using the mouse.
To work with motor skills, focusing skills, and logical thinking;
To improve the ability of students to observe, discuss and get to solutions to problems and situations;
To work and develop interactive and collaborative attitudes, also letting students share their experiences.
Suggestions of approaches for the teacher
Even though kids develop their thinking skills through their daily experiences, we teachers can help them build a solid base by playing games that expect them to think logically. Here are some suggestions of activities that can help you during this process.
(Approach 1) Play mimics;
(Approach 2) Play board games;
(Approach 3) Assemble puzzles;
(Approach 4) Read books;
(Approach 5) Tangram;
(Approach 6) Origamis;
(Approach 7) Play memory games;
(Approach 8) Play Spillikins;
(Approach 9) Play LEGO;
(Approach 10) Play JENGA;
(Approach 11) Play tic-tac-toe;
(Approach 12) Play Dominos;
(Approach 13) Magic cuber;
(Approach 14) Play 'Spot the difference';
(Approach 15) Play enigmas games
Associate the shadows to the images;
Find out the following number on a numeric sequence;
Find out the following letter on a word sequence;
Find out the colors by following a pattern;
Match geometric shapes. More about logical thinking
More about the content
Here are some more activities that help the development of logical thinking skills:
Spot 7 differences