Developing oral language with Barrier Games by Alison Jarred and Nadja Roelofs

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    Place scene items onto the map to build an island scene. Island Scene Barrier Game features a blank island and an assortment of items for placing on the scene. Choose from landforms, animals, plants and characters. This activity focuses on developing descriptive language, colour and position concepts.
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    A scene style barrier game which focuses on developing descriptive language, colour and position concepts. Jungle Scene Barrier Game features six animals: chimpanzee, birdwing butterfly, jaguar, tiger, parrot and crocodile.
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    Pirate Hat Barrier Game features a set of pirate face cards and coloured pirate hats. Players describe the pirate and the hat so their partner can find the matching set.
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    Spot the difference between the scenes by careful listening and questioning. Pirate Island Barrier Game features two island scenes with several differences between the two. Players can only see one of the scenes and must listen carefully when their partner describes the other scene in order to find the differences. This is a great activity for listening comprehension and building questioning skills.<
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    Spot the difference between the scenes by careful listening and questioning. Pirate Ship Barrier Game features two pirate ships with several differences between the two. Players can only see one of the ships and must listen carefully when their partner describes the other ship in order to find the differences. This is a great activity for listening comprehension and building questioning skills
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    Use coordinates to find the treasure but beware of bombs and crocodiles. Pirate Treasure Barrier Game is like the traditional barrier game “Battleships”, where players use coordinates to find items and score points. Simple and complex grids included.