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Lucky Ducks – Chance Game

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3 pages (PDF)|This resource is suitable for Grades: 3 - 4

A fun chance game for students to play when learning about probability.

Use this teaching resource in the classroom when learning about chance.

Students place their 7 lucky ducks randomly on the number squares on the gameboard, then roll two dice to see if their ducks are lucky! If a student has any of their ducks sitting on the number of the sum of the two dice, the ducks on that number are removed from the gameboard. The first person to have all their ducks removed from the gameboard is the winner!

Print and laminate a class set of Lucky Ducks gameboards and duck pieces to use during numeracy group activities.

This resource includes:

  • 1 x instruction page
  • 1 x  Lucky Ducks gameboard
  • 35 x duck pieces.
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  • Layla Staff

    cute

    Comment by Layla Staff on November 21, 2016 at 7:07 pm


    • Victoria (Teach Starter)

      Hi Layla,
      Thanks for your positive comment. We hope your students enjoy playing this game!
      Kind regards,
      Victoria.

      Comment by Victoria (Teach Starter) on November 22, 2016 at 3:41 pm


  • Carla

    Love this chance game! I played with grade 3 and 4 and the discussion around the best placement of the counters was fantastic! It’s so simple but so much discussion can come out of this game.

    Comment by Carla on August 18, 2018 at 6:49 am


    • Janeen Janeen

      That’s great news Carla! The discussion triggered in these situations is so valuable – and all the while the kids are learning from each other too.

      Official comment by Janeen on August 20, 2018 at 9:56 am


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