This week, we celebrate America’s birthday on July 4th. On this date back in 1776, the Continental Congress adopted of the Declaration of the Independence, heralding the 13 American colonies as independent states. Since that day, a lot has happened in America. Knowing our country’s rich history is not only an important part of being a well-informed citizen, but it’s also just plain fascinating!
So this 4th of July, spend some time with your friends and family celebrating the history of the United States. Bring along any of these fun games to your 4th of July get-together and you’ll be the hit of the party!
Professor Noggin’s History of the United States Card Game: This game covers the History of the United States and includes 30 sturdy cards with trivia, true/false and multiple-choice questions. Example Professor Noggin’s topic cards include Famous Discoveries, Literature and Entertainment, Early Conflicts, Historical Terms, Presidents and many more.
U.S. History Wordoku: This Wordoku book is packed with historically significant people, places and things. Solve the Sudoku-style puzzles by plugging the letters from the theme words into columns, rows and sections. Beyond building logic and reasoning skills, these books strengthen knowledge of the subject with “Fun Facts” or answers to the question “Did You Know?” Plus, readers are asked to “dig deeper” with challenging research questions.
Friendship Bracelet Maker: Add some fun and style to your 4th of July party with My Friendship Bracelet Maker! Just slip a knot into the Butterfly Clip, place the threads in the string holder and begin knotting. My Friendship Bracelet Maker includes a convenient organizer for storing threads, plus 56 precut threads in 14 different colors to get kids started. Check out this video to learn how you can make a Stars & Stripes inspired friendship bracelet!
The team at MindWare wishes your family a fun, safe and brainy 4th of July! To find these and more educational games from MindWare, visit MindWare.com.