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Sherlock’s Clues

Book: The GIANT Encyclopedia Of Learning Center Activities For Children 3 to 6
Center:

Group Games

Topic:

Community

Content:

Receptive Language

Area:

Cognitive

Age:

3 through 4 Years Old

Interaction:

Large Group

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Materials:

candy coins or other small treats (one for each child)
construction paper
crayons
scissors



Instructions:

1. Ahead of time, hide candy coins (or small treat items). Hide one for each
child.
2. Cut out footprints from construction paper. Place the paper footprints so
they lead to the candy.
3. Write a clue on each small slip of paper. For example, “I’m where the books
are,” or “Look for me in the housekeeping area.”
4. Gather the children in a group and give each child a clue to follow to find
the hidden treasure. Guide the children in following the steps or clues to the
candy.


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