Wednesday, November 19, 2014

OT Approved Toy | The Sneaky Snacky Squirrel Game

Educational Insights consistently knocks it out of the park with their games. Like so many of their games, The Sneaky Snacky Squirrel Game not only has great artwork, but also works on fine motor skills. Yay! OT's love tongs for developing fine motor skills and strengthening the muscles of little hands and guess what? This game includes a squirrel that is actually tongs!! The concept of this game is similar to Hi Ho Cherry-O, but the players use the squirrel tongs to pick up the little acorns and place on their logs. Be the first to fill your log with acorns and you win!

Best for ages: 3-5 years

Skills addressed: 

  • fine motor
  • color identification
  • matching
  • counting
  • turn taking
  • cooperative play

If you love this game, you might also like The Sneaky Snacky Squirrel Card Game. I haven't seen the game myself, but I hear speech language pathologists love it!

Where to buy:

Purchase The Sneaky Snacky Squirrel Game on Amazon or directly from Educational Insights.

Similar games: 

Here are some more fun games from Educational Insights that work on similar skills and have tongs! Have I mentioned that I love preschool boardgames with tongs?
Frankie's Food Truck Fiasco Game - Seriously? A food truck game? What's not to love about that?
Shelby's Snack Shack Game - For the dog lovers out there!
Frida's Fruit Fiesta Game - Tongs and letter identification. Yes!

For more OT Approved Toys, be sure to stop by my Toy Page.

Disclosure: This game was received complimentary of Educational Insights in exchange for my honest opinion. I was not compensated for this post and all opinions are my own. Links to Amazon and Educational Insights are affiliate links

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