I Saw a Frog

Purpose: Develop verbal memory skills.

See Also: Memory


  1. Games starts with parent/therapist saying “I saw a frog.”
  2. Child must repeat the phrase and add one additional detail to the story, for example “I saw a frog that was green.”
  3. The parent/therapist repeats this phrase back to the child and adds an additional detail like “I saw a frog that was green and was carrying a suitcase.”
  4. The child takes a turn and play continues back and forth until all players agree an error was made, at which point play starts over.


  • Have fun  with this. Be creative.
  • Consider having the child write the new phrases out on paper.



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