Cross Dices Family
The dice are divided between the 4 players and each player takes it in turn to roll the dice and must add a word by linking it to the others that are already in play.
Manufacturer Recommended Age: 7+ years
Components: 4 cups, 28 letter dice
Product Dimension: 29.6 x 8.3 x 16.7 cm; 390 g
Key Competences: Linguistics: reading, listening and oral expression Social and civic: respecting turn, tolerance to frustration, understanding codes of conduct, empathy Learning to learn: listening to rules and checking that they are being applied well, perception of self-efficacy.
Cognitive Skills: Eye-hand coordination: take the dice I need and place them in the position I have decided on. Attention: during the game think about different word possibilities. Semantic memory: use vocabulary we know. Planning: think of different possibilities to form words that will give me more points. Decision making: where am I going to put my dice to form a word.
Multiple Intelligences: Linguistics: knowledge of language. Interpersonal: we relate to the rest of the players.
Game Description: The dice are distributed among the 4 players, and by turns, each player throws the dice and must add a word by linking it to the ones already in play. Write down the scores you make until the first player finishes their dice. It has very similar rules to the classic game of crosswords. It encourages mental agility and quick reactions.