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The Library invites you to play

 

The library gives you a gameThe Library invites you to take a break from your day-to-day life at School and to relax by devoting some time to one of the games we offer.

Develop your skills as a gamer and encourage your friends to play a game of chess, complete a puzzle or finish a sudoku. Challenge your colleagues!

At the Library we regularly organize contests and activities related to some of the games we make available to you. Encourage yourself to participate!

Here are the games that we thought would help you to escape from your everyday life and at the same time, make your mind work and develop some of your skills.

The Library invites you to try the proposals and challenges of various individual, collaborative, strategy games,... Choose the one you like best and exercise your mind!

What games do we have?

Rubik's CubeRubik's Cube: Features   How do you play it? 

 

Skills that are worked on by playing:

Strategic planning
Spatial conception
Operating memory
Reasoning and cognitive flexibility

 

 

 

The cube that has been making our heads dance for almost 50 years (thanks Ernő Rubik for inventing it!).

With 43.252.003.274.489.856.000 (approximately 43 quintillion) possible positions, did you know that any of these positions can be resolved with just 20 moves? 

Dare to test yourself with the most popular mechanical puzzle in history!

Yusheng Du holds the current world record for the fastest cube with a time of 3,47 seconds. Do you dare to break this record?

Chess

Domain: Characteristics   How do you play it?

 

Skills that are worked on by playing:

Logical thinking
Ability to concentrate and improve memory
mental agility

 

 

Originating 1000 years ago in China from dice games, it appeared in Europe for the first time in Italy during the XNUMXth century.

Its name comes from the Latin verb Dominare and means I win.

And you, masters?

Alone or in pairs? You choose!

ChessChess: Features   How do you play it? 

 

Skills that are worked on by playing:

Strategic planning
Spatial conception
Operating memory
Reasoning and cognitive flexibility

 

 

 

Have you ever considered that chess helps you learn to solve complex problems? Did you know that playing chess has a positive impact on numerical and verbal skills, and helps to improve memory?

Don't think about it anymore and come move!

Playing chess is a great way to introduce criteria STEM, STEAM i Common core, do we put it into practice?

Chess

Puzzle: Features   How do you play it?

 

Skills that are worked on by playing:

Logical thinking
Patience
Concentration
Spatial intelligence

 

 

Did you know that the first puzzle was created in 1766 by a British cartographer named John Spilsburry and it was a map?

Don't think about it anymore and come and place tiles!

Luiza Figueiredo with a collection of 1047 puzzles holds the Guinness Record. Could you save that many?

Rubik's CubeRummy: Characteristics   How do you play it? 

 

Skills that are worked on by playing:

Logical-mathematical reasoning
Attention and concentration
Information processing speed

 

 

 

What happens when a country like Romania is banned from playing cards? So, new games like this are born ... a card game, where the cards are wooden / plastic cards. "Made the law, made the trap" is what Ephraim Hertzano probably thought when he invented it around 1940.

If you master Rummy or the Remigius, you will like this game too!

What activities do we propose?

Sudoku

Sudoku: Features   How do you play it?

 

Skills that are worked on by playing:

Logical thinking
Concentration and patience
Reformulation of strategies and management of frustration

 

 

 

A block grid of 9x9 squares, a logic-based matching puzzle. The pastime that can make your head dance full of numbers... designed to be solved individually when it is presented on a sheet, we offer it to you in 2 areas of the Library so that you can complete it together the people you pass by. 

Every day we will offer you new ones!

Make your move and see how it has evolved throughout the day!

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The rest of the libraries UPC they give you a game too! 

We invite you to consult the collections:


Last update: 06 / 11 / 2023