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DIY Human Bingo Review Game
Want a great review game? How about some B-I-N-G-O!
I am one of these people who needs to move, move, move and I can only imagine that those fidgety cute kids in my classroom are feeling the same way day after day! I like to get them up and moving around, so I look for ways to do that while learning at the same time. One way I do this is through a Human Bingo Game. Here’s how it works– Buy 2 shower curtains (I buy the cheap ones at a dollar store!) and a big, black sharpie marker. The bigger the better! Then draw 20 squares on each of the shower curtains (for a total of 40). There is no free space. So how does it work? Great question! One way to do it is divide your students up into four teams- (each board holds two teams) and use something to designate them as a team. I use colored index cards hanging on a string necklace. Give students each a vocabulary card, math fact, or review card labeled with each of the squares (B1, I2, N3, G4, O5 so on). The teacher then calls a number, such as I2, and the student holding that card has to give the definition, solve the math fact, or give the answer. If the student answers correctly, she or he gets to stand on that spot on the bingo “board.” The first team to stand 4 in a row, vertically, horizontally, or four corners wins!I hope you enjoy this game as much as I do!
Brag tags are wonderful, but have you considered taking that concept and changing its focus to academics? Well, I already did that for you! These academic tags provide an engaging way for students to stay motivated to show what they know!