Thursday, December 3, 2009

New Games and Teaching Aids

10 Days in the USA
Players have ten "days" to tour the United States by airplane, car, and on foot, planning their courses using destination and transportation tiles. The first player to make connections for a ten-day journey wins the game. For 2-4 players, ages 10 and up. Average playing time is 20-30 minutes.

The Scrambled States 2
Includes 50 state cards, 1 die, and rules of play. For 2-5 players, ages 6 and up.

Magnetic Apple Fractions
Teaches fractions by means of a 10-piece set that makes four apples representing 1 whole, 1/2, 1/3 and 1/4. For ages 5 and up.

Word & Number Swatters
Set of four swatters of various sizes that can be used to highlight words or numbers on boards, pocket charts, or word walls.

Write-On/Wipe-Off Answer Boards
Contains 10 answer boards with removable handles. These can be used with dry- or wet-erase markers.

Step Right Up!: An Estimation Game
Board game featuring word problems that focus on estimating weight, measurement, probability, and money. For 2-4 players, ages 7 and up.

Arthur Saves the Planet
Based on Marc Brown's Arthur books, this game helps students discover ways to protect the environment. For 2-5 players, ages 6 and up. Playing time is approximately 40 minutes.

Letter Roll
Players race to list words containing the three letters shown on the dice. For 2-8 players, ages 8 and up. Average length of play is 20-30 minutes.

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