Category: Grades 6 - 8
Grades 6 - 8
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Design Eye: The Graphic Design Education Game$49.95Add to cart
The world’s premier graphic design education game, Design Eye puts you in the mind of a student competing for acceptance into a prestigious design school called The Haas. Learn about the major disciplines and fundamentals of graphic design to build a strong portfolio. Sketch your own ideas and present them to your opponents for critique or speed test your design knowledge with flash cards. Doing both earns you points to gain Portfolio Cards (cards that represent each work in your portfolio). Be the first player to finish your portfolio to win—get accepted into The Haas!
Players: 2 – 6
Time: 10 to 90 minutes
Dinner in Paris$39.99Add to cart
Become a restauranteur in a very popular district for Parisians and tourists, space is limited and your fellow players want to be a part of this district too. Win by opening restaurants, expanding these restaurants by building terraces, winning majorities, and completing objectives. It’s not just about the money, you have to have the correct resources in hand to open restaurants that serve certain types of cuisine.
Players: 2 to 4
Time: 40 minutes
Element Poker$12.99Add to cart
Element Poker not only features 52 key elements from the periodic table, but players will learn the relationships between them in order to make pairs and win at the game. This is your chance to play poker and learn about the elements at the same time on beautiful high-quality linen cards. The elements included in the game are in color on the periodic table in the image.
- Ideas for using Element Poker in class! (PDF)
- Overview of standards and vocabulary for Element Poker! (PDF)
Downloadable Resources Included after purchasing Element Poker!
- Element Poker – Teacher and Student How to Play Handout: Game Set Up & Gameplay Groups/Stations Activity (PDF)
- Element Poker– Lesson Plan (PDF)
- Element Poker – Periodic Practice Handout (PDF)
- Element Poker – Comprehension Handout (PDF)
- Element Poker – ANSWER KEY Comprehension Handout (PDF)
- All of our games resources include our “Let the Dice Roll” Supplemental Questions Activity (PDF)
- Element Poker – At-Home Learning Guide (PDF)
- Some materials included in the classroom resources can also be used for at-home learning
*Resources available in other formats including Microsoft Word upon request.
Evolution$39.99Add to cart
Evolution is an award-winning board game where 2 – 6 players adapt species in an ever changing ecosystem with hungry predators and limited resources. Traits like Hard Shell and Horns will protect you from Carnivores, while a Long Neck will get food that others cannot reach.
With over 12,000 different species to create, every game becomes a different adventure. So gather your friends and see who can best adapt their species to eat, multiply and thrive!
Evolution has been used in the evolutionary biology department at the University of Oxford and featured in the world’s leading scientific journal, Nature.
Players: 2 – 6
Time: 60 minutes
Harry Potter Codenames$24.99Add to cart
Harry Potter Codenames is a fun, easy-to-learn cooperative word and picture deduction game for Harry Potter fans of all game levels. Players help their teammates locate secret Agents who are concealed among a grid of Harry Potter references. Use only one-word clues to guide guessers to the right spots, or hidden Death Eaters will cost them the win. This co-op game is a great challenge for Harry Potter fans of all levels. Work together with multiple players on each team to increase your chances of locating all of the Secret Agents.
Time: 15 minutes
Hellapagos$19.99Add to cart
Your group of survivors washed up on Hellapagos, a desert island where resources are very scarce. Your only way to escape is to work together and build a raft. But time is short as a hurricane is approaching rapidly! What will you do? You could fish for food and help the community survive. Should you venture in the jungle, brave snakes and gather wood to build the raft? Rain is finally falling today though, and is not going to collect itself. Or… you could swim to the wreckage’s cargo, and hide your precious findings to yourself? As days go by, Hellapagos will get the best of your group and turn friends into enemies. Diplomacy, wit and skullduggery are all fair game if you are to survive on this unforgiving adventure.
Players: 3 to 12
Time: 20 minutes
Honga$49.99Add to cart
The saber-toothed tiger clan is looking for a new leader! Only the caveman who collects the most supplies, barters successfully and pays homage to the old nature gods, will never prove worthy. But you must never under any circumstances forget to do one thing, namely take care of Honga! Because whoever neglects the saber-toothed tiger will have their supplies eaten up by him. A saber-toothed tiger-powerful tactical game.
Players: 2 – 4
Time: 45 minutes
Hues & Cues$24.99Add to cart
How well can you associate colors with words? To play Hues and Cues, draw a card and choose one of the colors, keeping it to yourself. Using only one- and two-word clues, try to get your friends to guess which one it is! Choices are narrowed down as you go around the table. The closer the guesses are to the target, the more points you earn. Player with the highest score wins!
Time: 30 minutes
Iquazú$49.99Add to cart
The Inox people have been living peacefully in the Land of the Waterfalls for a long time, but now there is a dangerous threat. Evil Rhujas roaming the land want to capture the gemstones of the Inox. That’s why the Inox have selected the hardest to reach and most dangerous place to hide their gemstones: the rock wall behind the Iquazú waterfall. Their water dragon Silon blocks the waterfall so that the brave Inox can rappel down the rock wall behind it to place their gemstones there, out of harm’s way. The gushing water and the dangerous water snakes at the bottom will stop the Rhujas from getting the gemstones. Which player in Iquazú will manage to use their cards skillfully and place their colored gemstones in the best spots?
Time: 50 minutes
Karuba$34.99Add to cart
Finally! After a long boat trip, the treasure hunters have reached the island of Karuba and can go on the hunt for hidden treasures. Who will lead their expedition team along the smartest route through the jungle trails, pay attention to the other players and keep an eye out for gold and crystals along the way? The most important thing is to start running in time!
Hurry up and be the first to reach the temples to collect the most valuable treasures. But be careful! Many paths have dead ends- so you need to be patient and attentive in order to discover the best way through the jungle. The expedition team with the most valuable treasures wins the game.
Players: 2 to 4
Time: 40 minutes
Marrakech$34.99Add to cart
The bazaar is bustling!
Marrakesh is a multiple award-winning game where each player takes the role of a salesperson who tries to outwit the others. On their turn, each player rolls the dice and then moves Assam, the market organizer. If Assam stops on an opponent’s rug, the player must make a payment to its owner before putting one of their own rugs on an adjacent space. When the last rug has been uggled, the total number of visible rugs and the number one by the salesperson are added up. Marrakesh provides an interesting challenge for lovers of strategy games.
Time: 20 to 30 minutes
Math Fluxx$15.99Add to cart
Rodger recommends Math Fluxx to assist students with math. This was a subject many students struggled with and this can make understanding math more enjoyable by putting it in a game format. Math needs constant reinforcement and Math Fluxx provides a new path to their learning!
Rodger, Retired Science Teacher
Math Fluxx is really all about the numbers. Players use positive integers (whole numbers) in their quest to achieve mathematical Goals. But it’s not just putting 4 and 2 together to “make” 42; use addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division to achieve the Goal, or draw three extra cards if you have all of the digits in the Goal number!! With Math Fluxx, the fun is exponential!
Time: 10 to 40 minutes
- Numbers get teamed up to match the current Goal
- Special rules also allow addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division to come into play (i.e., actual math!)
- Great game for groups of mixed ages – kids and adults can both play and remain competitive