Concentrating on me!

I hope you are enjoying our simple activities about “me” because I have one more to share with you before I move on to the next topic. This is a simple game of concentration that gave the children another chance to find themselves and each other…

Concentrating on me by Teach Preschool

For this process, we used the same photos that I printed out for our DIY friendship blocks and I Spy Me pictures only this set of photos I laminated and added the children’s names on the bottom…

Concentrating on me by Teach Preschool

Most of the children didn’t play the game exactly like you would concentration because they were mostly interested in just finding their own photo. Instead, they would search through every photo until they found their own match…

Concentrating on me by Teach Preschool

Of course, like with every game I make for the children to explore, the rules of the game are left open for interpretation by the children. I much rather see the children searching through the photos looking for their name and picture at this stage than worrying about taking turns to make a match…

Concentrating on me by Teach Preschool

There were always one or more children stopping by to see if they could find their matching photos throughout the morning and while they played this game, they were also getting familiar with the faces of the other children in the room and being exposed to their names and all the other names in the classroom….

Concentrating on me by Teach Preschool

Some of the children did work together to play the game in their own way but as I mentioned, the rules of the game were designed by the kids which made this game a fun and interesting part of our morning…

Concentrating on me by Teach Preschool

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By |2013-10-03T06:00:26+00:00October 3rd, 2013|

About the Author:

Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed. has been working and teaching in the field of early childhood education for over 30 years. Deborah currently owns and teaches in her own part-time, private preschool called The Children’s Studio. Deborah’s deep passion for teaching and working with young children is documented and then graciously shared with millions of readers around the world through her blog and other social networking communities. Deborah believes that young children learn best through play and exploration and embraces this belief in all that she does in her own classroom so that she can effectively and passionately share rewarding, real- life, tried-and-true practices with other teachers, parents, and leaders across the field of early childhood education.


  1. Heidi Butkus October 4, 2013 at 9:42 am - Reply

    I LOVE that game! Nice one!

  2. Jessi October 4, 2013 at 11:28 am - Reply

    What a wonderful game! When I find some free time (haha) I want to make this for my classes. 🙂

    • Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed. October 5, 2013 at 5:20 pm - Reply

      Haha – what is free time again?

  3. teri October 5, 2013 at 12:42 pm - Reply

    What an amazing way to introduce kids to each other!

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