Mind Sparks® Staycation FUNd™ Board Game
Fun vacation spots await you right in your own hometown! Roll the dice and travel around the colorful game board earning, saving and donating money. Visit the aquarium, the pet store, stop for ice cream, catch a movie and hit the arcade in this exciting, adventure-filled game. Mind Sparks® Staycation FUNd™ teaches children the value of money, as well as math and decision-making skills. Play with up to eight players in your home or classroom. Game board measures 18” x 18” and features 15 fun destinations. Box contents include eight pawns, one spinner, two dice, eight destination tracker dry erase boards, four dry erase markers, 30 destination cards, 40 pieces of money in each denomination ($1, $5, $10, $20, $50, $100), 24 bonus chips, eight savings pouches, one donations pouch, 40 color cards, and an instruction sheet. Ideal for ages 4+
Reinforces: Operations & Algebraic Thinking
Helps to develop an understanding of addition as putting together and adding to, and understand subtraction as taking apart and taking from
Extends understanding of adding and subtracting within 20
Reinforces place value understanding and properties of operations to add and subtract
Extra practice in these core standards for grades 1 through 2:
Relate counting to addition and subtraction (e.g., by counting on 2 to add 2).
Fluently add and subtract within 100 using strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction.
Add up to four two-digit numbers using strategies based on place value and properties of operations.
Mentally add 10 or 100 to a given number 100-900, and mentally subtract 10 or 100 from a given number 100-900.
Add and subtract within 20.
Fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies.2 By end of Grade 2, know from memory all sums of two one-digit numbers.
Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them. Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.
Reason abstractly and quantitatively.