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Sojourner Tales

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Tracy & Laura Hickman's storytelling board game that turns your e-reading device into a portal of adventure and imagination.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Content Area: 
ELA
Play Time: 
90 min.

Snake Oil

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In the Old West, the wily snake oil salesman had a special talent, getting the most skeptical customers to buy the most dubious products. Now it's your turn! Invent your own zany two-word products – Rumor Mirror! Burp Balloon! – and sell them to all types of wacky customers.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Content Area: 
ELA
Family/Consumer Science
Play Time: 
30 min.

Spooky Castle

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In more detail, the player who is Spooky is blindfolded by donning a mask, then they start poking around Geisterburg with a magnetic pole, with their fellow players offering advice on where to move and (possibly) what to avoid given that adult ghosts can also be found within the castle and the ki

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Content Area: 
ELA
Other
Play Time: 
20 min.

Marrying Mr. Darcy

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Marrying Mr. Darcy is a role-playing game where players are one of the female characters from Jane Austen’s novel Pride and Prejudice. Players work to improve themselves and become more desirable as potential wives for the available Suitors.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Content Area: 
ELA
Play Time: 
45 min.

Mood X

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Mood X is a storytelling and lateral thinking game in which your playmates' personality is part of the game.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Content Area: 
ELA
LOTE
Special Education
ELL
Play Time: 
20 min.

Stowaway 52

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You've sneaked aboard an alien ship that's about to attack Earth and it's up to you to stop it! Set a course for sabotage with this unique "Cardventure" – an interactive story that puts you at the controls. Do you reprogram the flight computer, or do you destroy the engine room?

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Content Area: 
ELA
Library
Play Time: 
15 min.

Fastgrasp

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This is a game packed full with ideas and suggestions, stories, riddles, and poems all about the pieces included. It is a fun way to aid development of language skills, imagination, concentration, and reactions. For 1-6 players and a reader.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Content Area: 
ELA
Special Education
Play Time: 
15 min.

Mouse Van Klecks

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Little Mouse van Klecks is a world-renowned artist. She has invited her best friends to come over to her studio today to paint with her. Each one of them enthusiastically grabs a paintbrush, paint colors and a canvas and is ready to go! But what's this?

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Content Area: 
ELA
Play Time: 
15 min.

Puff Pastries

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Delicious jelly and chocolate cake -- players blow a ball to reach these treats. Get the ball in the right hole and win a cream meringue. A game training the motor skills of lips and mouth thus enhancing language development.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Content Area: 
ELA
Special Education
Play Time: 
10 min.

Jump Ship

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As the captain of the Black Bounty, it's up to you to chart your own course through this pirate Cardventure! Should you defend your boat from enemy pirates, or do you go and plunder another ship? Do you duel your fearsome nemesis Captain Peg, or do you jump into the squid-infested waters?

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Content Area: 
ELA
Other
Play Time: 
15 min.

Memory Palace

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In the latest cooperative game from the award-winning designers at Peaceable Kingdom, players explore their imaginations and test their memories while creating silly stories about 27 different animal tokens.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Content Area: 
ELA
Play Time: 
10 min.

Codenames

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In Codenames, two teams compete to see who can make contact with all of their agents first. Spymasters give one-word clues that can point to multiple words on the board. Their teammates try to guess words of the right color while avoiding those that belong to the opposing team.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Content Area: 
ELA
ELL
Play Time: 
15 min.

Wordwright

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Wordwright is an expandable card game platform that focuses on how the English language works: Players make words using word parts and their definitions, not individual letters.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
High
Content Area: 
ELA
Play Time: 
30 min.

The Extraordinaires Design Studio

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The Extraordinaires Design Studio is the creative thinking game for problem solvers ages 8 to 108. If you've ever wondered what it's like to invent a music player for a robot, a remote control for a pirate, or cooking utensil for a vampire teen, this is definitely the game for you. Each set includes dozens of design challenges.

Parsely Games Pack

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Parsely games are inspired by Ye Olde Text Parsers from days of yore, but substituting a live human for the computer parser. Parsely games are small, portable and fun for (almost) all occasions. This kit includes:

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Content Area: 
ELA
Business/Technology
Play Time: 
20 min.

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