Love That Teaching Idea! Staff
Submitted: April 15, 2001
a change of pace in my classroom, I keep an hour open on the last
Friday of the month for "game day." My students are
invited to bring in any board games they have from home. We then
set them up all around the classroom. Putting them inside of "hula
hoops" on the floor will keep all of your pieces together.
Small groups rotate from game to game. Time does not allow for
all students to complete all the games, but they usually get the
opportunity to do at least 3. This activity is a lot of fun and
is different from the norm as they read, follow directions, and
practice taking turns.
of board games from home, try also using math or other learning
center games out to play.