We are learning Analogies (word, object, and concept relationships) and the kids have surprised me yet again by catching on ever so quickly. Somehow I managed to explain to them what the world it all means and through some examples they solidified their knowledge of them. Now we randomly practice them using real-life situations and things we see around us.
It makes for a great car game to pass the time on long trips but it's just as cool on trips around the corner.
It keeps their minds sharp and helps them hone their creativity. It helps build their vocabulary and understanding of the English language. Analogies really are just a one-word puzzle to crack and if you make it, getting to the answer can be so much fun.
Here are some links to get you started: