- Find a good location for your
Games Night (library, school, community hall, someone's home, church, youth
- Choose a good time for the Games
Night. Saturday afternoons or evenings are usually a good time for
- Advertise the Games Night at
least one week before the event. Put posters up around the community, advertise
on the local radio station or green screen and hand out personal invitations at
the school. Tell everyone about it! Posters and invitations are included in
- Prepare the games you will play
during the games night. We have included the following games in this
The Literacy Council has
other games available and you can call us at 867-873-9262 and we can send them
- Plain Language
- Find volunteers in the community
to help organize and run the Games Night.
- When people come for the event,
match up children with adults and get ready to play the games.
- Provide a nutritional snack for
the end of the session.
- It is nice to give out prizes to
the children who participate in the Games Night. Prizes can be books, pencils,
- If possible, have copies of the
games or other game ideas for the families to take home.
- Ask the local paper to come to
your event and do a story about the Games Night Event.
- Thank your sponsors at the event
and by writing them a letter.