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Rules of the Game

Primary Category: Cognitive Development

Subcategories: Problem Solving, Long Term Memory, Social Skills, Fine Motor Skills

Description of how the game can be used to fit the categories: The game Rules of the Game is a fun trivia game that players can use to test their sports knowledge. Problem solving skills can be practiced by playing this game because the players must figure out what they think the answer is to the different trivia questions. Long term memory is required to play the game because the players must think about what they know about different sports to be able to answer the questions correctly. In another sense, long term memory can be practiced by learning new facts about different games and gaining more knowledge. Social skills can be practiced by playing this game because the players must read the questions to the group and then tell the group what the answer is. This can help players become more comfortable with talking in group settings. Fine motor skills are incorporated into this game when the players roll their dice and move their little game piece across the board. Both of these activities are good practice for fine motor skills in a functional way.