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One Thousand Free English Vocabulary Building Games
Hig Pig Word Game
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Note from the Vocabulary is Fun site designer about Hig Pig:
“My family provided me with a spectacular education which helped me get through school and more importantly, equipped me with many skills for life. I love it when I feel that I m doing the same for my kids. Continued
I fondly remember playing a word game called Hig Pig as a child, which I now realize was educational. We played this game regularly during car rides and sometimes at the dinner table. I m pleased to say that my kids now play it and enjoy it.
For those of you who don’t know what a Hig Pig is, it’s a word game that asks you to solve a riddle. The answers are two rhyming one-syllable words.
There s no order or score keeping and it s easy to play:
Simply announce your hig pig clues to the other players as quickly as you can make them up. When someone guesses an answer, they shout it out. For example: What is a hig pig for an overweight feline? Answer: a fat cat.
There are also higgy piggies where the answers are two words, each with two syllables. For example: What do you call a crab-like creature involved in organized crime? A mobster lobster! (My daughter made that one up!)
There is enormous joy and satisfaction when someone dreams up a good one. And it s particularly fun when someone can figure one out. Now that I m involved in education, I understand how important these games were to building the language skills that I carry with me today.
With my family s help, I ve put up an online hig game for everyone to try. Take a look and let your kids try it. And next time you re in the car looking for a reason for your kids to NOT put those headsets on, be sure to give this game a try.
If you like Hig Pigs, give Higgy Piggies a try!
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