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Games are not just for playing and having fun. You can use them in a functional way to promote and facilitate language and communication skills too! You can use ANY game to do this and today we are going to dive right in so you feel comfortable doing so!

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May 17, 2018
Caitlin Holley

The Benefits of a Board Game Club

Learning Through Play, STEAM

I find my job as an English teacher to be a highly rewarding experience. I enjoy the material I teach, the students and their personalities, and the atmosphere of my classroom. Outside of school, I am a major board gamer.

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May 03, 2018
Wendy Barlow

Using Games in Early Education

Learning at Home, Learning Through Play, STEM

"Mommy play with me?" Parents out there, how many times have you heard this? There are times when my 5 year old asks me this and she means her Shopkins, or her stuffed toys, but then there are times when she means games. Games!

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April 26, 2018
Melinda Contreras

Engaging Ways to Explore Color Theory

Learning at Home, Learning Through Play, STEAM

Did you know that a healthy human eye can see as many as 10 million colors? It’s pretty amazing that this range of colors can come from the three primary colors, red, blue, and yellow. As children start to gravitate towards certain colors and claim favorites, you can start to teach them about basic color theory, how to create their favorite color, or help create new colors! From shaking books to squishing hair gel, these are some of our favorite ways to engage children in exploring color theory.

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April 19, 2018
Elizabeth Stankevicius

What Can Children with Special Needs Learn by Playing a Game?

Learning at Home, Learning Through Play, STEAM

How in the world do I teach different concepts, work on motor skills, and provide opportunities for social/emotional growth? By playing a game!

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April 12, 2018
Rachel Grapes

Games for Diverse Little Learners

STEM Education / Play, Learning at Home, Learning Through Play, STEM

Playing games is not only a lot of fun but can also provide numerous benefits for people of all abilities!

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March 29, 2018
Mark Skoskiewicz

Mental Math Games On the Go

Learning at Home, Learning Through Play, STEAM

In a recent blog article, Think Fun wrote about the benefits of teaching money management to kids at a young age.

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