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"Play" is the operative word for this program.
Designed for grades 3 and 5, The Play Real Game is activity-oriented,
experiential, exploratory, and just plain fun. To gain a realistic understanding
of adult life, education, and work, students embark on a journey into the adult
In simulation, participants take on adult work roles,
earn and spend money, choose a home, and create a town-all right in the
classroom! Parents, families and communities play a central part in the
Targeted for 3rd-grade to 5th-grade students.
Developed through an unprecedented international
partnership of over 5,000 Canadian and American educators, students and
Organized in 10 core activities, each with detailed
lesson plans and all materials required.
Optional activities included for use at the
discretion of educators.
Easily localized and linked to community resources
Can be played for 10 to 15 hours (more with optional
Links adult work, family and community roles to all
Can be team taught with several subject
Can involve peer facilitators, parents, and
Includes specific learning outcomes and
Linked with the Blueprint
for Life/Work Designs.
Can be linked to other exemplary career and