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Make a Family Game!

Grades: 1st Grade, 4th Grade, 2nd Grade
Subjects: Physical Education, Social Emotional Learning, Home Learning

Student Instructions

Make a family board game that you can play together! Choose the size of your game by using construction paper, poster board, notebook paper, etc. Decide if you want a numbers game, ABC game, word game, strategy game - be creative! Design and draw your board game, and then come up with rules on how to play. Write the rules on a piece of paper. Click on the second picture for ideas! 1. add Tap the green add button. 2. photo Take a photo of your family's new game. 3. mic Describe your game and record the rules of how to play. 4. check Tap the green check to add to your journal. 5. Enjoy playing the game together! Extension: Younger students can create a simple race track where they roll a dice and move cars or small objects around the track. Older students can incorporate direction cards, special move cards, challenges, dice etc. Family Why: Creating a board game builds creativity, critical thinking and collaboration skills. Playing board games develop social skills: taking turns, teamwork, and sportsmanship.

Teacher Notes (not visible to students)

Encourage your students to create their own board game. They can work with a family member or independently. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.K.1.A CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.K.1.B CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.K.5 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.1.1 CASEL SEL: Self Management and Relationship Skills