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Funny Cars - Skill-Builder

Have you ever heard a train that’s far away, and thought about what it was carrying? Have you ever been riding in a car when a train goes by and wondered, “what’s inside that train?” In this Skill-Builder, the gamers fill their own train cars!

Students will create drawings that belong in a theme or category, and design based on ideas and explain their thoughts.

** Requires the board game Ticket to Ride: First Journey© to fully implement.

Skills & Subjects

Students will discover the following Skills and Subjects while completing this Game Schooler product.

  • Creativity Creativity
  • Confidence Confidence
  • Presentation Presentation
  • Group Discussion Group Discussion
  • English English
  • Art Art
Required Game

Note: This Game Schooler product requires the following game to fully implement

Ticket to Ride: First Journey

Players of all ages can now venture across America by train in Alan R. Moon’s Ticket to Ride: First Journey. With a brand new map and simplified rules, First Journey is the perfect way to introduce new players to the game of cross-country travel.

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This product is compatible with Ticket to Ride: First Journey by Days of Wonder/Asmodee. This is NOT an Official Days of Wonder/Asmodee product/project. This is a non-licensed product and all trademarks and copyrights are properties of their respective owners.
Additional Details
  • Age:Grades 2 to 4
  • Format:PDF
  • # of Pages:17
Table of Contents
  • 1. Table of Contents
  • 2. Introduction
  • a. Overview
  • b. Key Outcomes & Objectives
  • c. Subjects
  • d. Instructional Design
  • 3. Setup
  • a. Before You Begin
  • b. Materials
  • c. Learning the Game
  • d. Setting Up the Skill-Builder
  • 4. Student Guide
  • a. Directions for the Student
  • 5. Gameplay Guide
  • a. Starting the Game
  • b. During the Game
  • c. Special Notes
  • 6. Appendices
  • n1. Notebook - My Train Car - Boxcar
  • n2. Notebook - My Train Car - Passenger Car
  • n3. Notebook - My Train Car - Coal Car
  • n4. Notebook - My Train Car - Caboose
  • n5. Notebook - My Train Car - Tanker Car 1
  • n6. Notebook - My Train Car - Tanker Car 2
  • b. Gamer Elements
  • c. Credits / Copyrights / Terms