Taking your children to church and expecting them to sit for long periods of time can be quite a challenge. File folder games for kids are a great way to help them stay quiet and learn new skills. If you would like to teach your child about their religion, you can create a wide variety of printable file folder games that are centered on your religion.
A great web site to help you find printable file folder games for kids is Christian Preschool Printables. This web site has several file folder games for kids that are centered around Bible topics. Some of the popular games include: :”Noah’s Ark”, “David’s Sheep”, “and “Solomon’s Wise Words”.
Noah’s Ark is a easy file folder game to create and requires minimal tools to get started. You will need a manila file folder, glue, brown construction paper, black construction paper, Velcro, and a zip top bag. Cut out six to ten boats that are shaped after the manner of Noah’s Ark. Then cut out several black squares that can be attached as windows to the boats. Each boat should have a number assigned to it and have your child attach the correct number of windows to match the number on the boat. All the pieces can then be stored in the zip top bag that is glued to the back of the manila folder.
Candy Land is another game that is popular among children. Using a manila file folder, glue several game piece squares to the folder and attach Velcro pieces to the top of each game piece square. Create different game pieces that can be moved along the board. Now, copy the rules to Candy Land and glue them onto the back of your file folder game. Of course, you can always use different board game ideas to create your own file folder game.
Numerous web sites offer printable file folder games like matching games and numbers games. Several web sites will let you download the “Name that Animal” game. Using a manila folder, you will Velcro different animals onto the folder. Underneath each animal, leave a blank space where the children can match the name of the animal to the proper animal. The space can be written in with erasable marker, or you can use Velcro to attach the names under each animal. This is a great game for younger children who are just learning new skills.
Keeping your child entertained in the car during a long road trip is a must for many parents. Printable file folder games can help that long road trip go a little faster. Using your manila folder, you can teach your children about different traffic road signs. You will draw a road on the manila file folder and glue different road signs on different sides of the road. Create an explanation of each sign and attach them under the signs with Velcro. Have your students or children use toy cars and drive around the road and obey the traffic laws of each sign. This is a great way to teach your children about traffic signs.