Monday, June 15, 2009

Flags of the World from Taking it Global

Taking it Global, an organization for youth interested in global issues, has a small games section that includes a game based on the flags of the world. Flags of the World asks students to match flags to their respective countries. After matching each flag to its country students can click the "learn more" link to find more information about that country.

Taking it Global is also the producer of Ayiti: The Cost of Life game which was featured here a six weeks ago.

Applications for Education
Flags of the World is a simple game suitable for elementary school social studies classes.

Here are some related resources that may be of interest to you:
Jeopardy PowerPoint Game Template
World Food Programme - Lesson Plans and Games
Hello World - Language Games for Kids