Homemade Revision Games
Welcome to Brigid's Homemade Revision Games. We all know that the best way to revise is to read... write... read... write... read... write...Here's an effective & fun approach to add a little sparkle to your grueling revision timetable. All your revision reading & writing can give you an Extra Double Boost of Brilliance!
Start with a Good Basic Revision Plan:
Read & make notes from your coursebooks, class-notes & past test papers.
Make Mind Maps from your notes
Read Write Test Read Write Test Read Write Test Read Write Test
Extra Double Boost of Brilliance!
For your Extra Double Boost of Brilliance turn your Mind Maps into a set of Q&A cards.
Bonus Revision Benefits
Learn while you research the questions & answers
Learn while you write out the questions & answers
Learn while you play the Revision Games
Learn while you share your revision cards with your friends
Three simple & effective Revision Games.
A4 paper or card
You can use different coloured paper or pens for different topics
Fold the paper/card
Don't waste valuable revision time measuring & decorating the cards
On one side of the card write the question
On the other side of the card write the answer
You need between 20 & 40 Q&A cards.
Rules for One Player
Put the Q&A cards in a pile
Take the top card
Answer the question
Turn the card over
Right answers go onto a YES pile
Wrong or incomplete answers go onto a NOT YET pile
Keep going until all the cards are in your YES pile
Rules for Two or More Players
Take it in turns to take a Q&A card
Answer correctly to keep the card
Incorrectly or incompletely answered Q&A cards are returned to the bottom of the pile
Keep going until all the Q&A cards have been answered correctly
The player with the most cards is the winner
A Fun Twist:
Use a stop watch to see how long it takes you to answer all the questions correctly
Challenge your study friends
Use 2 different colours of paper
Fold the paper
Use one colour for the questions
Use a different colour for the answers
One question or answer per card
Make 20-40 revision cards
Rules for one or More Players:
Place all the revision cards face down on a table
Spread them out evenly
Choose 1 question card & 1 answer card.
Turn the 2 cards over
The player wins any correct pairs
Any non pairs are returned face down on the table
Keep going until all the pairs have been found
The player with the most pairs is the winner
Use Game 2 revision cards
For two or more players
Put the A&Q cards together
Give 7 cards to each player
Put your 7 cards face up in front of you
Put the left over cards in a pile in the middle of the table
One player starts
Look at your 7 cards
Do you have any correct pairs?
Put your correct pairs in a pile to your right.
Always have 7 cards in front of you.
When you have less take some from the middle pile.
Choose 2 of your 7 cards and put them on the bottom of the middle pile.
Take the top 2 cards from the middle pile.
Can you make a pair?
Play until the middle pile is empty.
The winner is the player with the most pairs.
Good luck with your revision & your exams.
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