About this resource:
Teachers of all grade levels and content areas can transform any assignment into a fun St. Patrick’s Day activity with this versatile PowerPoint game for interactive whiteboards.
I created this resource with my uber-boring test-prep worksheets in mind, but the convenient, content-neutral format lends itself to many possibilities. Use it with a worksheet, textbook, or set of task cards that you already have on hand for an instant, prep-free, motivational game – no cutting, laminating, or typing required!
When students respond correctly to whatever task you assign, they get to come up to the whiteboard and tap on a shamrock. Most of the shamrocks disappear when tapped, but one lucky four-leaf clover will reveal a dancing leprechaun and his treasure. The student who finds the leprechaun receives whatever prize you like to give. To continue play, click the “Play Again” button to reset the game board and hide the leprechaun in a new spot.
Check out this video demo
to see how it works.
- PowerPoint installed on your computer
- Interactive whiteboard
- Worksheet(s), task cards, or questions related to your content area
- Prizes (candy, bonus points, special passes, treasure box, etc.)
I created this game in PowerPoint 2007, but I believe I've used animation techniques that are compatible with any version of PowerPoint. If you happen to come across a compatibility issue, please feel free to email the address listed on the copyright page, and I’ll do my best to get it worked out. :)
Permissions and Restrictions:
This product carries a multiple license, which means that you can share it with colleagues within your school system (on a non-commercial basis) for no additional charge. I ask only that you do not place any part of this product (or any derivative works that you may create with it) on the Internet. For more information about that, please see the copyright page in the product preview.
For another interactive whiteboard game that can be played across a broad range of grade levels and content areas using printed materials that you already have on hand, check out my Board Game for SMART Notebook
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