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Rummy Roots Game – Review

Posted by Kimberly on February 15, 2010 in Reviews |

We love integrating games into our homeschool. We’ve owned and used Rummy Roots for years. I picked it up because it was recommended in The Well-Trained Mind, and I’m so glad I did.  We find that it is a terrific help for spelling words with Latin roots, studying the Latin Language, as well as expanding on our vocabulary in our homeschool 🙂

At first, we used it as a matching card game, simply matching Latin/Greek roots to their English definitions. Then we began playing the Rummy Roots game, making compound words out of the various Latin/Greek roots, at first with just two roots, and then with 2 or more. All the definitions, compound words, and game rules are included. The children enjoy playing, and so do Mom & Dad! It’s recommended for ages 8 to adult, but anyone who reads well can play it.

Rummy Roots is available for purchase at various homeschooling stores, including at our local Atlantic Canada Homeschool & More and Tree of Life, for $19.95 each.

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