Preschool Reptiles Games

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Turtle in the Hole
Submitted by Dorlesta
Paint a large piece of cardboard to make it look like a turtle. Next cut out small holes into the shell. Let you children try to toss beanbags into the holes.
I'm a real turtle
Submitted by Tally
Make a turtle shell by cutting using a box decorated like a turtle shell. Cut a neck hole on one end and hand and feet spaces on the bottom. Your kids will love pretending to be a turtle
Who has the Crocodile?
Submitted by Julie
Cut out a crocodile shape. Have everyone close their eyes while you give one child a the cut out. Then have your children guess who has the crocodile
Feed the crocodile
Submitted by an Unknown Friend
Draw a large crocodile face on a piece of poster board or the side of a box. Cut a hole out where the crocodile's mouth would be and add paper teeth (make it at least twice the size of the beanbag). Tape the board to a chair and let each of your children take three tries to feed the crocodile (by throwing a beanbag into the crocodile's mouth).
Crocodile Can't Get Me orMonkeys In The Forest
Submitted by Linda
Have one (or several children) be the crocodile. The rest of your children must try to cross the forest (a set space that you specify) and not get eaten (tagged) by the crocodile. If they get caught then they join the crocodile to try to catch more monkeys, keep playing until everyone is crocodiles.
Turtle Aquarium
Submitted by Amy
Put an Aquarium in your room with a turtle in it. Ask your local pet store how to set up the appropriate habitat. Let your children watch the turtle and then pretend taht tehy are a turtle

Hint: Don't let your children touch the turtle (they can carry diseases)
Leap Frog
Submitted by Leslie
Have your children all line up and squat down. You can then have them play the classic game of leap from while yelling "L" or "Leap"
Stay out of the Swamp
Submitted by Tina
Use either a jump rope, broomsticks, piece of rope, etc. Set the two objects parallel to each other (forming a swamp). The children then jump across the swamp trying not to land in the crocodile area. Move the objects farther apart after each attempt
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