Category: Games for Communication
Games for Communication
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Cloud Control$24.95Add to cart
Cloud Control is a fun and fast paced game of creative imagination where you try to score the most points by shaping clouds into recognizable objects before time runs out. It is designed by Eugene Bryant with art by Stephanie Gustafsson and Matt Paquette.
Let your imagination run free as you turn, twist, overlap and animate cloud cards in unlimited creative ways of communication.
Players: 3 – 10
Time: 15 to 30 minutes
Codenames$16.99Add to cart
The two rival spymasters know the secret identities of 25 agents. Their teammates know the agents only by their Codenames. In Codenames, 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. And everyone wants to avoid the assassin!
Time: 15 minutes
Concept$44.99Add to cart
Discover a new means of communication in Concept, an easy-to-learn, but frequently challenging board game! Using a game board covered in icons that can represent everything from a computer motherboard to the color blue, players attempt to silently convey concepts such as “dinosaur,” “Eiffel Tower,” or “Sigmund Freud.” Points go to the player who guesses the concept correctly, but in this flexible and fast-paced party game, the points are less important than enjoying the art of communication!
Players: 4 to 12
Time: 40 minutes
- Easy-to-learn and familiar gameplay allows for players of all ages to enjoy
- No two games are ever the same with almost limitless clues and choices to make
Hanabi$10.99Add to cart
From 7 Wonders designer Antoine Bauza comes this innovative, cooperative card game where players race against the clock to build a dazzling fireworks finale. Trouble is, you can see the cards that everyone holds – except your own! Working together, players exchange vital information in order to play their cards in the proper launch sequence. Build and light each firework correctly to win the game and avoid a fizzling fiasco!
Time: 25 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
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
Just OneAdd to cart
Dustin recommends Just One as a great game to review terminology for a specific unit or content area. It is also a great game for language learning. And an amazing party game for playing at home with friends and family!
Just One is a cooperative party game in which you play together to discover as many mystery words as possible. Find the best clue to help your teammate. Be unique, as all identical clues will be cancelled! A complete game is played over 13 cards. The goal is to get a score as close to 13 as possible. In case of a right answer, the players score 1 point. In case of wrong answer, they lose the current card as well as the top card of the deck. Thus losing 2 points. In case of lack of answer, the players only lose the current card, and therefore only 1 point. You have the choice – make the difference!
Time: 20 minutes (5 minutes/round)
MonsDRAWsity$24.95Add to cart
Those pesky monsters are at it again, and one of them’s been spotted nearby! As a paranormal investigator, it’s your job to sketch out this newest anomaly based on your witness’s description, but be careful… they didn’t get a good look, and it’s up to you to fill in the blanks!
– Each round plays in less than three minutes
– A constant source of giggles and friendly competition
– Filled with awesome monsters designed by today’s top artists
Time: 20 minutes
MonsDRAWsity: Cute CreaturesAdd to cart
More monsters have been spotted! Cute Creatures is the first in our line of thematic expansions for MonsDRAWsity that will add more cards to keep the game fresh!
• 40 New Monsters!
• Additional Player Sheet!
• 100% Cuter!
Peek-a-Mouse$34.99Add to cart
A family of little mice has settled in your house! The cheeky ones don’t mind stealing a few items from you to decorate their mini-home. In their absence you can’t resist the urge to peak in their windows to find out more. What happened to my ring? And where are the keys? What are they doing with my button?
Together, the players will observe the different rooms of the house through the windows before the flashlight goes out.
Then they need to work together to remember the location and direction of the tokens to find as many objects as possible before the little mice return!
A cooperative game in 3 dimensions with different levels of difficulty to adapt to the age of the players.
Players: 2 to 6
Time: 20 minutes
Age: 5 years old – 9 years old
The Resistance: Avalon$14.99Add to cart
Secret Identities! Deduction! Deception! The Resistance: Avalon pits the forces of Good and Evil in a battle to control the future of civilization. Arthur represents the future of Britain, a promise of prosperity and honor. Yet hidden among his brave warriors are Mordred`s unscrupulous minions. These forces of evil are few in number, but have knowledge of each other and remain hidden from all but one of Arthur`s servants. Merlin alone knows the agents of evil, but he must speak of this only in riddles. If his true identity is discovered all will be lost! This game can be played alone, or combined with The Resistance as an expansion.
Time: 30 minutes
Trapwords$17.95Add to cart
Dustin recommends Trapwords for an ESL classroom or for content-specific terminology review because it involves all players in the game and learning process at all times. It is an excellent game that includes different ways to think about words, reinforces listening comprehension, and implements peer-to-peer teaching!
Trapwords is a fun and fast-paced party game for two teams, who simultaneously prepare their lists of trapwords. The simple task of giving clues for your word is made fiendishly difficult by not knowing which words you can`t say. If you succeed, you advance to higher levels with more trapwords and additional challenges. Includes a set of regular words as well as a set with a fantasy theme.
Time: 30 to 45 minutes (less time with modifications)