Inclusive! "Rambles" Is A Free Geography Game With Map + Very Accessible Game Booklet
Teachers who visit the Library of Congress (LOC) and its American Collection rave about a geography/U.S. treasures game circa 1908 called "Rambles Through Our Country." It is a free download that includes a map of the U.S. (embedded above) and a very accessible game booklet. See what I mean!
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Goal Of The Game
The goal of the game is to help players become "familiar with American geography and the treasures the United States has to offer." A player spins the “teetotum” and places their counter on the matching number on the map. Each number then corresponds to a location and description in the accompanying booklet. Find multiple formats to download in the Internet Archives!
Download the map for "Rambles through our country - an instructive geographical game [circa 1908] for the young:"
More Geography Ideas From LOC
- Put the game in period context by taking a look at a sample of prints and photographic items of the United States during this period, 1880-1890.
- Take advantage of the Library’s map collections in the classroom.
- See how the physical game, Rambles Through Our Country, was housed in a box with all its pieces, online at the New York Historical Society.
More on Accessible Formats on The AIM-VA Website: Take a comprehensive look at the accessible text editions of textbooks and trade books that teachers can order for eligible students with learning, sensory, and physical disabilities in the teacher section.
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