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19 Feb, 2007

Monday Show and Tell: Sarah creates her own board game

Posted by andrea tomkins in: - Mondays are for Show and Tell|Easy ways to make kids happy

Monday is laundry day at our house. The washer and dryer are located in the basement. I’ve discovered that if I take the stairs two at a time with a laundry basket I get a better workout than if I had my own stairmaster.

While I was puttering Sarah was once again, busy with a project of her own making. This time she made a board game.

Sarah: board game designer

It might be hard to make out in this photo, but here’s her game.

Sarah: board game designer

Sarah says: My game is called “Game Guy.” I’m really proud of how I drew the cat and how I did the dice, because I couldn’t find an arrow. The player spins “the dice” and the number facing the palyer is the number of spaces they can move. If you get a line, it means you can spin again.

Mum says: We played it once already. Sarah won. 

p.s. Would you like to participate in the Monday Show and Tell? Here are the guidelines. And here are the past entries.


1 Response to "Monday Show and Tell: Sarah creates her own board game"

1 | Claudette

February 20th, 2007 at 9:28 am

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Toddler Wresting when getting him dressed/undressed/changed is the current calorie-burning fitness regime at my house.

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