Friday, February 17, 2012

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{FREE Game} Bats to the Rescue!

Bugs are everywhere!  Inspired by the little boys I spend my days with, I created Bats To The Rescue, a counting game.  This free game lets children practice counting while rolling dice and making bats gobble up obnoxious bugs!  On your turn, you roll a die, count the dots, draw that many bats, and place each bat on a bug on your board.  The one-to-one correspondence prepares children for addition, subtraction, and reading while engaging in an exciting and fast-paced game.

You can use it just for counting, or you can bring it out when you talk about things like bugs, insects, bats, habitats, and food chains.  The boys love it.  And so far, none of my girls have been scared away by the horned dung beetles!

To download it for free, click here!  I'm starting to put all my free items at Teachers Notebook.  You will need to register for an account, but it's all free and much more secure than Google Docs.  Teachers Notebook has lots of things you can purchase, but this file is completely free.  Let me know if you have any problems downloading it!

Click here to download Bats To The Rescue, a free counting game!

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