Game On: Design Your Own Jewish Game

New Class

In this class, everybody wins. Learn what it takes to make an original, Jewish board (or "boardless") game. Dig into the calendar of Jewish holidays, their themes and ideas, and build a game around one – or all – of the holidays!

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birthday-cake 8 - 11 year olds
users 3 - 20 learners per meeting
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clock-o 60 min per meeting
calendar 4 meetings, weekly on Wednesdays for 4 weeks

Available Times

Date and Time

Price

Available Spots

July 20 - 10, weekly on Wednesdays
6:00 PM ET - 7:00 PM ET
Show all 4 meetings
$ 48.00
20 spots

Course Details

Description

It's your turn!

In this class, everybody wins. Learn what it takes to make an original, Jewish board (or "boardless") game. Dig into the calendar of Jewish holidays, their themes and ideas, and build a game around one – or all – of the holidays!

We, humans, have been playing games for thousands of years, and games are becoming more and more popular. Join game designer Sari Kopitnikoff as she shares tips and strategies to create your own game, and have fun in the process.

Class 1: Introduction, Overview and History of Board Games & the Jewish Holiday Calendar

Class 2: Elements of Games and the Game Creation Process

Class 3: Brainstorming, Holiday Research, and Stage 1 of Game Creation

Class 4: Create, Wrap Up, and Present

 

Supply List

Notebook, writing utensil

Teacher

Sari Kopitnikoff
Sari Kopitnikoff
Sari Kopitnikoff is an experiential educator, digital artist, and content creator. She is passionate about creating books, games, activities, shows, and virtual challenges that bring Judaism to life. For the last decade, she’s taught elementary, middle, and high school, but her creativity and energy have reached beyond the classroom, bringing the sparks of Jewish life to all parts of the world. She received her bachelor’s degree in Biology and master’s degree in Jewish Education from Yeshiva University as well as their Certificate in Experiential Jewish Education. During college, Sari minored in Art and studied computer graphics and animation at The Fashion Institute of Technology. In 2014, Sari began That Jewish Moment: a colorful, meaningful, and heartfelt collection of drawings and programs that showcase the spirit and beauty of Jewish life. You can find lots of free Jewish educational materials on thatjewishmoment.com and find Sari on Instagram and Facebook, @thatjewishmoment.