Scrabble, the original words with friends - review/giveaway

Before the onslaught of app word games, SCRABBLE was the test of knowledge and wits. Scrabble puts one person's vocabulary against another person's vocabulary. From using all the seven letters to scoring the most points, the strategy and knowledge combine to game success. More importantly, playing Scrabble around the game table produces engaging family time. 

Since games can be an interactive way to apply a variety of skills, teachers are becoming more open to games in the classroom.  Many teachers use SCRABBLE in the classroom to provide a fun and engaging way to help kids develop spelling, vocabulary, math and social skills.

To assist teachers in their classroom,  Hasbro has teamed up with teachers and community leaders to create School SCRABBLE Clubs. Designed for kids in 4th through 8th grades, School SCRABBLE Clubs can be established in the classroom, as an after-school club or through other community organizations, such as a library. Kids play in pairs which promotes cooperative play. The idea is to bring kids together in a fun, yet educational setting to build confidence and apply classroom subjects.

To learn more about school SCRABBLE clubs and to register your group, please visit

As a way to bring all School SCRABBLE Clubs together, players from across the U.S. are invited to compete for the title of National School SCRABBLE champions. The 2014 National School SCRABBLE Tournament will take place at Hasbro’s new facilities in Providence, Rhode Island on April 25-27.

Is your family or classroom ready to play word games the old school way?  I have a copy of SCRABBLE to give one of my readers. Please use the Rafflecopter to enter.

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Disclosure: I received this game to review and one to giveaway. All opinions are my own.  

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