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We just gotta keep playing cards, cause they're such a cool thing to buy as a souvenir when traveling!

ReplyDeleteI start by asking questions. How many weeks are in a year? How many seasons are there? How many weeks are in a season?

ReplyDeleteThen I start showing the parallels between these questions and a deck of cards (standard)

I also had a chess and cribbage club when I taught upper-elementary a number of years ago. I also find that too many kids have no familiarity with cards.