Category Archives: Games

Yay it’s National Gaming Day!

Woo hoo! It’s National Gaming Day this Saturday! On November 14, 2009, libraries across the country will participate in the largest, simultaneous national video game tournament ever held! Kids will be able to compete against players at other libraries and … Continue reading

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Free audiobook short stories, kids songs and Kahuna Reef video game!

Thanks to Rachel Singer Gordon’s Mashup Mom, I scored some fun freebies today. And you can too! From  Freebies on Friday, 4/24/09 Free Big Kahuna Reef game download from Amazon.com Get the Walking Oliver Sampler — 5 free kids songs … Continue reading

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Fun Moo Stuff

Moo makes wonderful business cards, postcards, sticker books and more. Their products are fun to create and fun to use. Reading back through their blog today I ran across some fun things to create for kids – or for them … Continue reading

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Librarians’s Guide to Gaming Toolkit

Check out this new resource from ALA’:  The Librarian’s Guide to Gaming: An Online Toolkit for Building Gaming @ Your Library Libraries of all types promote the development of these literacy skills in numerous ways: information literacy classes in colleges … Continue reading

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Scratch: Imagine, Program, Share

Scratch, from the MIT Media Lab, is a programming tool “designed to help young people (ages 8 and up) develop 21st century learning skills. As they create Scratch projects, young people learn important mathematical and computational ideas, while also gaining … Continue reading

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Board Gaming and the AASL Standards

Beth Gallaway, aka Information Goddess, shared her recent presentation on Board Gaming and the AASL Standards on SlideShare.  See her blog post for links to her handouts for these  sessions. Sounds like it was a fun session. Beth is also … Continue reading

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