Women Leaders Game

Women Leaders Game craft

Who's involved in every level of government and community service in many nations? Women are! Create a challenging memory game about a very valuable world resource, women leaders.

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    Women are being elected and appointed to leadership positions around the world. Create this memory board game to get to know women politicians, community service workers, and business leaders, past and present.

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    With Crayola® Erasable Colored Pencils, start a list of women leaders, the countries they’re associated with, and their accomplishments. Check out the lives of politicians such as Sirimavo Bandaranaike, Benazir Bhutto, Nina Bang, Golda Meir, Isabel Martinez Peron, and A. Kim Campbell. If you have difficulty with spelling their names or countries, just erase and write them correctly!

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    Here’s one way to make a game. You may have other ideas. Cut playing-card size rectangles from recycled file folders with Crayola Scissors. Make one card for each woman. Sketch one leader’s face and name on one side of each card with erasable colored pencils. Fill them in with Crayola Multicultural Markers and Crayola Classic Fine Line Markers.

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    On the other side of the card, write some information about her, for example for Sirimavo Bandaranaike you might write: from Sri Lanka, first woman in world to hold office of Prime Minister.

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    Cover a cardboard base large enough for your memory game with colorful construction paper. Attach the paper to the cardboard with a Crayola Glue Stick. Trace the rectangle card shape one time for each leader with Crayola Gel Markers. Inside each shape, color the flag of the nation associated with the leader.

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    Figure out the rules of your memory game. You may decide how many cards to hand out as well as what side of the cards you will look at (for a harder game read only the accomplishments). Cover the flag with the correct card. Try to figure out the name of t