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You know we love "Would you rather..." questions here at Minds in Bloom, so we made one just for Christmas, of course! Get your students thinking and practicing decision-making skills with these fun Christmas Would You Rather Questions.

Christmas Would You Rather Questions

Here are some fun “Would you rather…” questions to use during the holiday season. Would you rather… have to loudly sing the chorus of “Jingle Bells” every time you walk into a room for a week or have to wear a Santa suit to school every day for a week make presents for your family instead of buying them or make ornaments for your Christmas

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Apples to Apples: The Best Family Game Ever

If you don’t already own Apples to Apples, please consider putting it on your family’s holiday gift list. Here is why, along with some tips for different ways to play if you are already familiar with the game:Everyone Plays at Once Even when it is not your turn, you are still actively participating. No one gets bored waiting for their turn. Tip: Sometimes players (usually

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Are you working on symmetry in your math class? Try this fun symmetry game with your students. It will have them not only learning more about symmetry, but it will also help them learn more about spatial awareness and graphing.

Symmetry Game: Guess my Grid

Here is a fun game for practicing symmetry. The game can be played in pairs or as a whole class, and it’s based on the game Battleship. Each player uses a grid to create a symmetrical pattern. An 8×8 grid works well. You can have students make their own grids using graph paper or you can download the game here for free.   Tips for

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Are you looking for family-friendly games that are appropriate for all ages? These are three games that my family loves that I highly recommend. All of them require strategizing and critical thinking, but they're a lot of fun to play with the whole family!

Three Great Games

Our family loves to play games with interesting strategies. When my kids were younger, I was always looking for games that we could all enjoy together – even the adults (because, honestly, how much fun is Battleship?). Here are three of our favorites. They came into our lives when my kids were in elementary school, and we are still playing them today! All would make

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