Medieval History—Go Fish Game


Make learning fun! Students 5 years and up can enjoy this classic game of “Go Fish” which incorporates vivid imagery with the knowledge of medieval times. Students a little older can additionally use these cards for guessing games, chronology drills, and geography skills. (Game ideas and answer key provided.)


From the maker of this card game (The Classical Historian):

Playing various card games with our “Go Fish Games” makes learning history MORE fun! Playing our games creates
​a positive learning environment, teaches history facts, chronology, and association. The game is  a great way to begin or end class and perfect for a car ride. Students love these games and remember everything they learn. Paired with the booklet the games painlessly teach basic facts from the Middle Ages.

There are Two Versions of Play in each Go Fish Game:
A. Go Fish
B. Collect the Cards

In Go Fish, players try to get “four of a kind” by finding all four cards in one category. In playing this game, players learn association and chronology. Players try to collect all four-of-a-kind cards from the following categories. The player who captures most sets wins.
In Collect the Cards, players try to guess the card based on three hints that are found on each card. This game helps students memorize important facts and teaches inductive thinking skills.
The booklet provides the teacher with a wide variety of games to teach Ancient history to kids in a one-on-one setting, in a family with kids of different ages, or in classrooms with 40 students. It includes short history explanations for all 48 American History Go Fish Games.
The card game has the following 12 categories: 

1. Architecture
2. Paintings
3. Aztecs, Incas, Mayas
4. Technology
5. Religion
6. Warriors
7. Royal Power
​8. Warfare

9. People
10. Arabia
11. Castles
12. Famous Medieval Leaders

  • No. Non-readers can use this card game by identifying pictures, colors, and numbers.

  • No. These card sets come with a booklet full of directions and ideas for games.

  • Yes. These cards are not limited to family licensure and may be a fun addition to any co-op or classroom.

Medieval History—Go Fish Game (Sample Cards)

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