Game Reviews

Is it educational? Fun? Easy to play? Here’s where you can find informed game reviews from an educator’s perspective!

Game Review: Letter Roll

Easy RollingA Review of “Letter Roll” by Karen Luciana One of the nicest things about Letter Roll is the easy-to-follow directions.  I am a big fan of clear, concise, and simple instructions, as it is frustrating to figure out new games when the instructions are confusing.  I always think that if an experienced adult reader…

Game Review: Syllables

Game Review: SyllablesBy Karen Luciana [Editor’s Note: Click here to read the GameFinder entry about this game]I brought the purple-packaged Syllables into my classroom one morning and placed it on the corner of my desk.  It was a busy morning that kept me from my plans of diving right into the game.  During silent reading…

Shortcut2Learning Computer Basics

Game Review: Shortcut2Learning Computer BasicsBy Karen Luciana I am continually impressed with the work and detail that goes into creating the games that I am reviewing. Shortcut2Learning Computer Basics is quite a game that leaves such an impression.  Admittedly, my first concern was that my students would not be interested in the game, because they…

Game Review: AmuseAmaze

Game Review: AmuseAmazeBy Karen Luciana [Editor’s Note: AmuseAmaze can be found in our Gamefinder by clicking right here] I was first introduced To AmuseAmaze last year when I was asked to write a curriculum guide for it.  Lucky for me, a fellow teacher friend was visiting me, so we enthusiastically set up the game to…

BLURT! Game Review

BLURT! Game ReviewBy Kim Vandenbroucke [Editor’s Note: Blurt can be found in our Gamefinder by clicking right here] I’ll admit it, I know the inventor of this game.  And he knows that I’m an all around game junkie.  So when he offered to mail me a game of his to try out at my next…

Game Review: AmuseAmaze

Game Review on AmuseAmaze I was first introduced To AmuseAmaze last year when I was asked to write a curriculum guide for it.  Lucky for me, a fellow teacher friend was visiting me, so we enthusiastically set up the game to test it out.  Our girls played with us and by the end of our…

Game Review: Blunders

A Review of the Board Game, “Blunders” There are many things that make “Blunders,” an engaging game for children.  It’s funny the details that we remember from events in our lives.  Rarely do we remember every single happening but instead, we may bring along snippets from the various scenes we experience.  One such snippet for…