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A guide to using the senior library's board games

Board games

Use the board games: who, when, where

 

  • Who can borrow the board games?

 

    At present, only Year 7 students can borrow the board games.

  • When can I play the board games?

            Board games can be played during lunch time every Wednesday and Friday.

  • Where can I play the board games?

            Board games can be played in the Interactive Zone or the deck area in the Senior Library.

How do I borrow the board games?

   

   Board games can be borrowed from the issuing counter in the Interactive Zone but they cannot be borrowed by self check. Each student can borrow one set of the board games at a time. Borrowed games need to be returned by the end of lunch time break.

The benefits of board games

   Playing board games is an excellent way to spend unhurried, enjoyable time together. As an added bonus, board games are also rich in learning opportunities. They satisfy children's competitive urges and the desire to master new skills and concepts.

   Board games also teach vital social skills. There is an exciting atmosphere of communication and competition that encourages verbal expression while cultivating traits of patience and persistence. The attention spans of children can be strengthened by focusing on the game, as they need to remember the rules when it’s their turn to participate.

Learning Benefits

(Hover over each Learning Benefit below for a detailed explanation.)
  • Logic and Reasoning
     
  • Spatial Reasoning
     
  • Critical Thinking
     
  • Spelling

What kinds of the board games available?

      Available board games are listed as the following, please click to view the larger image of the games and click on the larger image to dismiss it.

Where can I find the board games?

 

   All the board games are displayed on the shelves between the issuing counter and the book drop slot.

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