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Enjoy Learning About Rocks As You Play The FREE Geology Game – Rock Slides And Arrows

August 15, 2018 2 min read

What's better than attending a Floating Tomatoes concert at the Right-Handed Pelican?

Playing a free geology game to learn about rocks or at least to review what you have learned about rocks! Blaine and I love to play Rock Slides and Arrows. It's part trivia, part board game, and all fun.

And now, through the magic of the Internet, we get to share one of our favorite pastimes with you!

Rock Slides And Arrows {FREE Geology Game}

 Enjoy learning about rocks as you play the FREE geology game

You can use this as you read through the fifth leg of our journey or you can use this game to just play and learn about rocks. Either way, you’ll love playing this free geology game!

Rock Slides And Arrows Supplies

How To Play Rock Slides And Arrows

  1. Set up the game by placing the game cards face down on the “Pickup Pile” box on the card placement sheet. Then, give each player a numbered Rock Slides and Arrows Game Token according to the order the player will take his or her turn. (The youngest player goes first.)
  2. Have each player place his or her marker on the “Start” square.
  3. Have the person immediately to the right of the youngest player pick a card from the pile and ask the question on the card to the youngest player. If he or she gets the question right, he or she rolls a dice and then moves his or her token the number of spaces on the dice. If the player gets the question wrong, his or her turn is over.
  4. The gameplay moves around the circle to the next player on the right, in the same manner.

Special Squares

  • If a player lands on a rock square, the player gets to roll again.
  • If a player lands on a square with the top of the slide, he or she moves his or her token to the bottom of the slide.
  • If a player lands on a square with the bottom of the arrow, he or she moves his or her token to the top of the arrow.

How To Win Rock Slides And Arrows

Be the first player to arrive at the “Finish” square

Additional Geology Game Idea

You can use the Rocks Slides and Arrows Cards for a game of trivia. Simply have a caller choose the card and read the question. You can ask the question to a specific player or to a specific team. Each correct answer earns a point. The player or team that has the most points once the stack of cards has been gone through wins the game.

Additional Resources

Before you play this game, you can use the following resources to learn more about animals.


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