Black Dog & Leventhal Math Games with Bad Drawings: The Ultimate Game Collection
Black Dog & Leventhal Math Games with Bad Drawings: The Ultimate Game Collection

Math Games with Bad Drawings: The Ultimate Game Collection

By Ben Orlin


Publication Date: September 20, 2022

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Ages 10 And Up, Grades 5 to 17

A party in a box! Based on Ben Orlin's Math Games with Bad Drawings, this all-in-one game kit contains 34 simple, challenging, meaningful math games to be played anytime, anywhere.

Whether alone or as the perfect companion to Math Games with Bad Drawings, the Ultimate Game Collection is a treasure trove of fun that will appeal to the idly curious, the puzzle-passionate, students, teachers, and everyone else from ages 10 to 110.  Inside this box you'll find 34 diverting and thought-provoking games that can be played using just the provided materials. It's the ultimate grab-and-go collection.

The Ultimate Game Collection includes:

8 customized wipe-off game boards

4 different color pens

1 eraser

11 playing pieces

2 dice

A book of illustrated rules and instructions for 34 super-fun games including:

Amazons • Ascenders • Banker • Black Hole • Bullseyes and Close Calls • Cats and Dogs • Connector • Crossed • Domineering • Dots and Boxes • Dots and Triangles • Hold That Line • The Know-Nothing Trivia Game • Mediocrity • Nazareno • Neutron • Number Boxes •101 and You’re Done • Order and Chaos • Pferdeäppel • Pig • Prophecies • Rock, Paper, Scissors, Lizard, Spock • Row Call • Sequencium • Sim • Splatter • Sprouts • Square Polyp • Teeko • 33 to 99 • The 24 Game • Ultimate Tic-Tac-Toe • and Undercut

About the Author

Ben Orlin is the author of Math with Bad Drawings (as well as the blog of the same name) and Change Is the Only Constant. His writing on math and education has appeared in The Atlantic, the Chicago Tribune, the Los Angeles Times, Slate, Vox, and Popular Science. He has taught middle and high school mathematics and has spoken about math and education at colleges and universities across the United States. He lives with his wife and his frankly adorable daughter in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Format: Kit

Length: 120 pages

Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal

Publication Date: September 20, 2022

ISBN: 9780762499878

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