Playing Cards

Times Tables Game – Tables Combination

May 2, 2012
Times Tables Game

Click to Download the template A times tables card game called Tables Combination where the aim of the game is to use more of your cards than the other player by using them in times tables combinations. The game can be played by primary school and elementary school students to help them practice and memorise their [...]

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Logical Thinking Game – Numbers Race

April 6, 2012

A playing card game for primary and elementray school students where students need to move their counter and flip over all of their cards. They move a counter along the cards by the number they have just landed on. The game is great to teach counting and about how to think logically and strategically.   [...]

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Spatial Awareness Game – Slide

April 4, 2012
Spatial Awareness Game - Slide Set Up

A simple game to help students think and ahead and use their spatial awareness. This game is for primary and elementary school students and can be played in pairs. Students can play with each other or a parent could play with their child. Children need to think about how they can move their card from [...]

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Basic Addition Game – Six Up

March 2, 2012
Addition Game - Six Up

This fun learning game can be played in pairs with two students or between a student and an adult. It’s a basic addition and counting on game using playing cards for primary school and elementary school students. I hope you and your kids enjoy playing it and feel free to modify it to suit your [...]

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Simple Addition Game – Crossroads

March 1, 2012
Simple Addition Game - Crossroads

This simple addition game uses playing cards and can be played by two to four players. It’s a learning game for Primary and Elementary school students in grades K-2 and teaches counting on and addition of numbers 10 and below. Learning Outcomes: Addition Counting on Doubling   Required Material: A deck of cards 4 counters [...]

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Alphabet Playing Cards

February 24, 2012

A full deck of alphabet playing cards with 2 of each letter of the alphabet printed on them. These cards can be used to play traditional card games such as Snap, Go Fish, Memory as well as a range of games you will find on this website. Steps Download the alphabet cards and print them [...]

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Classroom Snap Game

February 24, 2012

A fun 10 minute classroom card game called snap, helps quick thinking and concentration.   Learning outcomes: Concentration skills Quick thinking   Required Material: A deck of cards A class of students   Aim of the game: To be the last one standing with your card in your hand, making sure that when the same [...]

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Number Target

February 24, 2012

A game to help Primary and Elementary students practice various mathematic processes such as addition, multiplication, subtraction and division.   Learning outcomes: Teamwork Communication Math’s Processes (+ x – /)   Required Material: 1 Deck of Cards or Cards numbered 1 to 13 (enough for your whole grade)   Aim of the game: Using playing [...]

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Card Yahtzee Game

February 24, 2012

A classroom game using playing cards to teach students chance and probability and how to communicate effectively and work as a team.   Learning outcomes: Teamwork Communication Chance and Data   Required Material: Deck of Cards   Aim of the game: To form a group of 5 students, with the strongest card hand of 5 [...]

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Quiz Game – Card Yahtzee

February 24, 2012

A small group quiz game using playing cards that can be used to teach content accross the curriculum.   Outcomes: Teamwork Communication Revision of concepts Further understanding of concepts   Required Material: Deck of Cards Quiz questions to ask the class   Aim of the game: In groups students need to answer quiz questions and [...]

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