Thursday, May 1, 2014

Learning Through Games: Swish

Summary: Swish is a fast-paced pattern finding game where players flip and rotate transparent cards until the shapes overlap.

Swish GameNumber of Players: 1 or more

Recommended Age: 8+

Skills Addressed:
  • Quick thinking
  • Pattern recognition
  • Spatial awareness
  • Logic

Link to Learning:
  • To track progress in a solitaire game, play timed rounds and keep track of the student's score over time.
  • Ask students to think of a strategy that will help them find a correct group, then explain their method to others.
  • If some players are more advanced, modify the game by limiting the experienced players to collecting groups of at least three cards.

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