This was a super easy and super FUN activity for my Wiggleworms Wacky Wednesday Story Time!
You could use existing flannel/magnet pieces for this game, or find free clipart like I did. For each round you need four images. If you want the images I used (all from clker.com) check out the link at the end of the post.
Remember the old Sesame Street jingle One of These Things is Just Like the Other?
There are several different versions out there… Google it for more variations… the one I remembered is:
One of these things is not like the other,
Which one is different?
Do you know?
Guess which thing is not like the other,
And I’ll tell you if it is so!
We played about 6 rounds, starting with with easier concepts and moving on to puzzles that could have multiple correct answers. AWESOME conversations came out of this activity! Could easily be shortened or lengthened for the size/age of your group, or could be a weekly one round game. Difficulty level is also easily adjusted for different ages – since I had kids who were *almost* three through *almost* seven I went for progressively more intricate rounds.
So, we started with size: