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Spot it! Gamification For The Win

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Don't want to put a lot of money into a Makerspace for your Library or Classroom? Why not build a gaming tote?
My splendid @hcpss_mhms 8th grade kids playing #Hipster #SpotIt in the Daring School Library Media Center! So much fun! #gamification A post shared by Gwyneth Jones (@thedaringlibrarian) on May 11, 2017 at 1:21pm PDT

Spot It!
In the picture at the very top you can see the games I got for my Daring School Library Media Center and the kiddos love it! This set would cost about $80 bucks without the tote.  The whole list is below, but featured is Spot It, hipster in my avatar hand at left, and Basic English for my ESOL (English as a Second Language) kiddos.  

But you can also adapt the rules, and say that the kids can grab both cards, and THEN say the matching pictures or point to them. OR you can go over each of the pictures before the game and agree on what the pictures are called. Some of my kiddos didn't know what a few of the things are - great teachable moment on voc…