Month: December 2014

TID – Day 30 – Bananas to Oranges

Name Apples to Apples Players 4 – Lots Play Time As variable as you want Game Style Matching Nouns to Adjectives Apples to Apples is a wonderful little game that takes word knowledge in a whole new direction. Each round, one player is determined to be a judge and overturns an adjective. Each other player…

TID – Day 29 – It’s Rile Tummy!

Name Rummikub Players 2 – 4 Play Time 30 minutes Game Style Number Collection Rummikub is a nice little tile collection game. Played like Rummy, you are collecting and laying tiles until all of yours are gone. This is a cottage game that translates quite nicely to the classroom. Direct Curricular Applicability: High – Number…

TID – Day 23 – Wanna Bet?

Name Wits and Wagers Players 2 – A Whole Bunch Play Time 20 – 30 minutes Game Style Trivia Challenges Wits and Wagers is a twist on the old trivia formula. Each question has two phases, the guess and the wager. During the guess, a question is asked, and everyone secretly writes down their answer…

TID – Day 21 – How to Woo Santa

Name Love Letter and Letters to Santa Players 2-4 Play Time 20 minutes Game Style Deduction, Guessing Here is a great, quick game. You are a trying to woo a princess (or get your letter to Santa). In each round, you attempt to gain influence by being the “closest” to the princess/Santa. You draw and…