How to Play Jump!, An Easy Review Game for Any Content

How to Play Jump!, An Easy Review Game for Any Content

Jump! is a great board game that you can utilize with literally ANY content! It can go on forever. Your students can play in pair, or in small groups. You can switch out the activities as often as you want. To me, it's the perfect center activity. 

I've created cards to go with this gameboard for a number of topics, but you could use any flashcards or questions you'd like with the game as well. 

You'll need the free gameboard to get started!

To find my Jump! game cards, just head on over to my Teachers Pay Teachers store. 


I provide an 11x17" and a two-page 8.5x11" gameboard. (They end up approximately the same size, but the 8.5x11" option is better if you don't have access to a printer that can handle the larger size paper.) I actually like the 8.5x11" option best, since the final product can be easily folded in half for storage.

To assemble the 8.5x11" gameboard, just print the board out in color on 8.5x11" white cardstock and laminate both pages. Cut off the inside margin on both pages, then use packing tape to create a "foldable" seal between the two pages. 

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 Make sure you leave a small gap between the pages so the gameboard will fold in half.

Make sure you leave a small gap between the pages so the gameboard will fold in half.


As far as playing the game goes, it's very simple and easy to learn. 

1.Students shuffle cards.

2.Students take turns drawing a card.

3.Students answer the problem on the card.

4.If correct, the student rolls the die and moves ahead on the gameboard. If incorrect, the student returns the card to the bottom of the pile.

5.The next player continues the game.

6.Play continues until time is up. The player who is farthest ahead at the end of the game is the winner.


To make things just a little more exciting, the gameboard has additional directions, like "jump back three spots," or "skip ahead."


To play the game, you'll need to download and assemble a Jump! Gameboard. You'll also need one die and 2-4 game pieces like these for each game. 

As I mentioned before, you can supply your own flashcards or questions, or get one of my Jump! card sets. So far I've created only a few sets, but I'm open to creating whichever standards you need, so just leave me a comment if you don't find what you need. 

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Happy Teaching, 

Kayla

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