My business partner who teaches the art part of our art and writing camps spotted these at a Dollar Tree a few years ago and had a sharp sense to buy me one.
This magnetic spinner completely transformed my students’ writing! I have produced so many engaging, never fail writing games from this simple spinner.
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Soon after receiving that one spinner, I bought 5 more. I later learned that the Dollar Tree no longer sold them and found a pack of three on Amazon* for about $20.00. Quite the inflation, BUT, these spinners create such successful games that spending a mere $20 has been VERY WORTH IT!!!
The spinners have been a game changer, specifically, for my reluctant writers.
Consistently, the students that are dragging their feet to write, crack a smile and turn a corner when I bring out the spinners.
Below is a list of game ideas to get your own students started!
Most likely, you’ll start thinking of games yourself, because the ideas truly are endless.
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