ELA Standard 1: Students will read, write, listen, and speak for information and understanding.
ELA Standard 4: Students will read, write, listen, and speak for social interaction.
1.2.6 Display emotional resilience by persisting in information searching despite challenges
2.1.2 Organize knowledge so it is useful
4.1.5 Connect ideas to own interests and previous knowledge and experience
Imagine if you will, a blender… filled with gleeful, pixie-stick Ritalin monkeys, a farmyard See ‘n Say, and the kid from the front row who always said: “Oooo Oooo”. If you can, then you have the flavor of Out of the Box Publishing‘s jubilant cacophony of barnyard fun, Snorta!
Snorta! is an infectiously fun memory game that cleverly reuses the familiar “War” card game mechanic. Each player receives a barnyard animal and a barn in which to hide said animal. Before the players place their animal in the barn, they take turns showing them to the everyone. Once the critters are away in the barns, players are dealt cards. The cards feature pictures of the barnyard animals that are used in the game. This little details serves to complicate things for all involved. (more…)