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Hack It! Make It! Take It! Games for 21st Century Skill-Building

The following resources are from our popular Hack it! Make it! Take it! Games for 21st Century Skill Building workshops. STEMAZing games develop spatial reasoning, strategy, problem solving, collaboration, communication skills and more.

 

13 Pennies

13 Pennies

13 Pennies is a fantastic strategy game which can take lots of twists and turns. Pennies (smashed or not) can be replaced with any bits and pieces - bingo chips, rocks, pieces of paper, etc ...
4 in a Row

4 in a Row

Connect Four - Hack it! Make "4 in a Row"! Challenge a friend to disc-dropping fun on the go with Connect Four. Drop your colored pieces in the grid and be the first to get ...
Blink

Blink

BLINK is the lightning-fast game where two players race to be the first to play all of their cards. How fast can you match? NOTE: BLINK can be played using IOTA cards! ...
Fourto

Fourto

Fourto is a hack of the game Quarto. Learn how to make your own pieces for either $2 with dollar store pieces, the cost of copies of the 2D pieces, or use the template to ...
Gobblet: Hack it! Make Cubelet!

Gobblet: Hack it! Make Cubelet!

Based on the concept of Tic-Tac-Toe, Gobblet takes strategy to the next level. This game takes just seconds to learn but a lifetime to master. It develops strategic thinking, problems solving skills and memory. Gobble up, line up ...
Iota

Iota

IOTA reinforces spatial relations, visual discrimination, and strategic thinking. Look, see, play and score... a lot! Add cards to a grid, making sure the attributes of color, shape, and number are either all the same or ...
Knock Out

Knock Out

Knock-Out will make you use your best thinking skills to break a number into its parts to knock your opponents off the board while capturing numbers for yourself!  From the mathematically challenged to the mathematically gifted, ...
Konane

Konane

Konane is a traditional game from Hawaii which is quite simple to learn but takes a lifetime to master! Start small on a 5x6 gameboard and work up from there ...
Math Magic Card Tricks

Math Magic Card Tricks

There are card tricks which are slight of hand and card tricks which rely on the discrete mathematics inherent to a regular deck of cards. These fall into the latter category. Don't worry, you do ...
Muggins

Muggins

is analytical aerobics for the mind! Add, subtract, multiply, divide and use a bit of strategy to play this game at levels from beginner to Einstein. Builds both math and strategy skills. Muggins - Hack it! ...
On the Dot

On the Dot

On the Dot reinforces spatial relations and visual discrimination. See spots like never before! Try to arrange four transparent squares so they perfectly match the pattern shown on the dots card. Flip, rotate, and overlap ...
SET

SET

Race to find a SET of three cards where each attribute (color, shape, number, and shading) is either all the same value or all different values on each card. SET builds cognitive, logical, and spatial ...
Shalors

Shalors

Shalors (Shapes and Colors) is a $2 hack of the game Qwirkle. Using supplies from online and the dollar store, you can make all 108 pieces of this game for just a couple dollars AND ...
photo of a journal made with the STEMAZing hack

STEMAZing Journal Hack

Make graph paper STEMAZing journals that require no staples or tape, using an old bookbinding trick ...

 

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