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People in Our Neighbourhood Board Game

We played our "People in Our Neighbourhood Game."  The rules of the game were simple:
 - take turns
 -  roll the die and move your playing piece
 - choose a question card
 - choose a movement card (to move playing piece forwards or backwards).

Examples of the question cards:
- what does this person do in the community?
- what would happen if we didn't have this role in the community?

Playing the game helped me see how much the children understand about community members' roles and responsibilities. What impressed me the most was how the Fire Group worked together as a community by taking turns, helping each other count and answer questions.

We have shared our game with the other children to play.


  1. they are clearly very engaged by this unit. Esme has been pointing out lots of aspects of the community to us - particularly the people and institutions that make up a community.

  2. The children are really enjoying this unit! It's great to see them making connections to their own surroundings and sharing their knowledge. Thank you for sharing.


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