Play with the Queen and Joker and learn this great card game that's a mix of skill and chance!
- Sit next to your child while he/she plays the game, offering suggestions for strategy if necessary.
- While your child is playing Wildcards Solitaire on the computer, use a deck of cards and play nearby. See who finishes first!
Wildcards Solitaire is a great and fun way to teach your kids all about sequencing, problem solving, and trial and error. Students will learn that problem solving is a trial and error process. Good problem solvers can see when they need to try a new approach. Even very young students can and should learn to examine their own thinking process and to try a different strategy if they are having difficulty solving a problem. This game meets many expectations in multiple grades, one of which is:
Math: Patterning and Algebra
Describe, extend and create a variety of numeric and geometric patterns.
Identify, extend and create a repeating pattern involving two attributes (e.g. colour, number, size) using a variety of tools.
- Play solitaire at home with a deck of cards! It's a great way to spend hours of fun all by yourself.
- Makeyour own deck of cards using index cards. You can draw using markers or crayons, or cut out pictures and glue them on. Make sure you have all four suits, and cards ranging from ace to two- 52 cards in all!
- Go to your local library or use Internet resources to find out about all the other great card games you can play by yourself or with friends!