Game Library for Teachers and Homeschoolers

Unlock the Power of Play in the Classroom

You can use games with classes of all ages, subjects, and skill levels to supplement your lesson plans and increase the “fun factor” of learning which:

  • Encourages classroom engagement
  • Aids memory and retention
  • Teaches students to use what they have learned instead of just reciting facts
  • Helps students assess their own performance and consider ways to gain additional knowledge

Our Game Library gives you access to games and learning aids that help you engage your class in a new way. 

How it Works | Additional Support

Sample Lists of Games, Call or Visit for a Full List

History |  Language Arts |  Math | Science| Social Skills | Strategy

How it Works

Membership

  • For $50 per school year you can check out:
    • 4 card or dice games, or
    • 2 board or manipulative games, or
    • 1 large/complex game item
  • Items are due back two weeks after they are borrowed.
    • You may renew checked out items if you alert us before the due date.
  • Feel free to share checked out items with coworkers, but keep in mind you are responsible for them and limited to the same number of total items listed above.

Selection

  • Almost everything that we actively stock in the store can be made available for lending.
  • To help you choose, we have a list of popular items categorized by subject to give you a solid starting point.
    • Want something we don’t have in stock? Give us a call or stop by at least two weeks before your planned use and we will let you know if we can get it.
  • Receive free email alerts when we expand our game library inventory.

Late Fees

  • Similar to local library charges for videos and other items, your account will be charged $0.50/day if any items are kept beyond their loan period.
    • We make it easy to return items in time with our free pickup service (see below)

Damaged or lost times/parts

  • You are responsible for the cost of replacement parts, up to the full cost of the item.
    • For minor damage or a small amount of parts lost, the replacement cost is half the retail value of the item
    • If more than half the item is lost/damaged or the damage/loss renders the item unusable, you will be responsible for the full replacement cost.
  • You will not be allowed to borrow more items until this is paid.

Additional Game Library Support

Teacher demonstrations

  • Need help deciding what to check out? For individuals, we invite you to visit the store so we can:
    • Show you a sample of our library
    • Teach you how to play the games
  • For groups, we can come to your location to show and teach you our games and lead a brainstorm session on how to incorporate them into your units. Just call to:
    • Schedule a date
    • Let us know which subjects you are interested in
    • Tell us how many of your coworkers plan to attend.

Free Item Pick up/Drop Off

  • Hall of Toys can come to your school to pick up or drop off your items if you are unable to make it to the store.
    • Simply call to schedule a pickup or schedule a pickup at the time of checkout.
    • For drop offs, call ahead to ensure your items are in stock and to schedule a drop-off time

Class-wide activities

  • If you need multiple copies of an item for a class-wide activity, give us a call at least two weeks in advance to discuss your needs and situation; we will do everything we can to accommodate

Purchases

  • If you would like to purchase an item for your class, we do accept purchase orders.
    • Let us know how your organization manages their purchase orders and we’re more than happy to accommodate them.
    • Our standard terms are 15 days.
  • We do not charge tax to tax exempt entities. We do require proof of tax exempt status and tax ID number.
Become a Member Today!
Sample Lists of Games, Call or Visit for a Full List

History Games

Name

Game Type

Game Play Overview

 

Min Age

Players

Timeline: American History Card Be the first to get rid of all your event/discovery cards by placing in order to create a timeline.   8 2 to 5
Trajan Board Set in ancient Rome, scheme and plot your way to political, social, and economic power. Gives some insight into how consuls gained their power.   12 2 to 4
Founding Fathers Board Take the role of one of the delegates to the Constitutional Convention and determine the fate of the Constitution.    13 3 to 5
Freedom- The Underground Railroad Board A cooperative game where players take on roles of people on the Underground Railroad and help slaves escape to freedom.   13 1 to 4
Call or Visit for a Full List of All History Games

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Language Arts Games

Name

Game Type

Game Play Overview

 

Min Age

Players

Super Genius: Language Series Card Early reading comes easy with fast-paced matching fun! Half of the cards are printed with words while the other half are printed with pictures. A variety of deck are available, covering everything from alphabet, to more complex reading challenges.     3 1 to 6
Letter Tycoon Board It's like Monopoly and Scrabble had a baby!  Take turns forming a word using a seven-card hand and a three-card community card pool, scoring money and stock rewards based on their word. Buy letter "patents" and earn money whenever another player uses one of your owned letters.   8 2 to 5
Rory's Story Cubes Dice Use cues on cubes as story starters to help students learn the components of a good story, encourage communication, and creative thinking.   8 1+
Bring Your Own Book Card Players take turns drawing prompts from the deck, then race to find the best phrase in their own book that satisfies the prompt.    12 3+
Who Would Win Card A great game for the budding debate team.  Players randomly choose a character card revealing a celebrity, historical figure, or fictional character.  Each player then has one minute to convince the judge why their character would win a randomly chosen activity (juggling, chess, spelling bee, etc.)   12 3+
Call or Visit for a Full List of All Language Arts Games

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Math Games

Name

Game Type

Game Play Overview

 

Min Age

Players

Mobi Number Tiles Manipulative Players get seven tiles with numbers and a pile of functions to chose from. Use fact families to be the first to turn all of your tiles into an equation to win!   5 2 to 4
Learning Wrap Ups: Math Series Manipulative  Start with the number at the top of the left column, then draw the string across to the correct answer in the right column for the equation in the middle. Players turn the board over to check the embossed answer key lines on the back to check their work.   5 1
Numbers League Card A superhero themed card game where your basic math skills can save the day. The more you play the sharper these skills will become until no villain is safe from your numerical onslaught   8 2 to 4
Call or Visit for a Full List of All Math Games
 

 

Science Games

Name

Game Type

Game Play Overview

 

Min Age

Players

Scabs and Guts Board

Players or teams take turns to moving around the fun, factual, body-shaped board while attempting to correctly answer the interesting and occasionally gross questions.

  6 2+
Code Master Board Immerse players into decisions needed for basic computer programing.   8 1
Evolution Card Gives a bird’s eye view of the process of evolution. Excellent game to shake up biology or middle school science classes.   12 2 to 6
Compounded Board A fun chemistry game where elements are combined to form compounds. Volatile compounds are prone to explode if they are left in play.   13

2 to 5

 

Call or Visit for a Full List of Science Games

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Social Skills Games

Name

Game Type

Game Play Overview

 

Min Age

Players

Q Race to the Top Board Help Q the monkey race to the top of his tree house by answering questions and performing fun actions designed to promote feeling identification, manners, social skills, balance, and coordination.   3 2 to 4
Friends and Neighbors Board Players learn how to cooperate, identify emotions, and be a good helper   3 1-4
Choice a Quence Card Match each choice with a variety of possible consequences. Can be played as a game show, role play, or a memory game. Cards also make great story starters.   4 to 8

2+

Call or Visit for a Full List of Social Skills Games

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Strategy Games

Name

Game Type

Game Play Overview

 

Min Age

Players

Out Foxed Board It's like Clue for kids. Tind the clies to solve the case of he missing pie!   5 2 to 4
Chess Teacher Board Chess pieces have moves etched on them, allowing players to put more focus on strategy as they learn the game.    6 2
Gravity Maze Board Strategically place towers and create a path for your marble to reach the target.   6 1
Call or Visit for a Full List of Strategy Games
           

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