Owl I Spy Games
Talk to the children about owls and
their keen eyesight.
Play the traditional game of “I
Have the children use their owl eyes
to spot different items in the room.
Have the children sit in a large
circle. Ask one child to be the owl and leave the room. While the owl is out,
designate a leader to begin a motion (for example: tapping toes, blinking,
All the children in the circle need
to follow the leader. Bring the owl back into the room and have them
watch with their owl eyes and guess who is being the leader.
From Nature Boxes for Early
Childhood Educators, Debbi Williams, Story County Conservation Board
Story County Conservation
56461 180th St.
Ames, IA 50010
go to “Conservation and Parks”
Gross motor or kinesthetic
development (moving, running, moving your body, jumping)
Small motor or tactual development
(blocks, puzzles, sensory)
(songs, patterns, sound)
(understanding other people and
(understanding of the physical