Have Fun, Play Games, Make Connections Patch Program
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requirements to choose from. Complete 3 requirements to earn
1. Patch Products is a family-owned company, leading the
toy industry in design, manufacturing and marketing of games,
children's puzzles, preschool toys, creative activities and
teaching tools. Read about the history of Patch Products at:
and Lauri History.
Where is the company located? Who are the founders/owners?
What is one of their popular products?
2. Patch receives over 300 game/toy idea submissions per
year! All of them need to be reviewed and many of them played.
Learn more about the process of how an idea becomes a game
Facts. Game submissions come from a wide variety of sources.
Independent inventors can be anyone from teachers to families,
to lawyers to scuba divers. Do you have an idea? Read the
guidelines for submitting game ideas at
Game_ideas. Put together your game invention and share
it with your troop or even submit it to Patch for review.
3. Read about some of the different inventors of Patch games
Stories. Share what you learned with your troop.
4. Patch offers games, toys and puzzles for children as young
as one to adults as old as 100. There is something fun for
everyone. Choose your favorite Patch game, toy or puzzle and
play it with a friend or group of people. Share why you like
it. Did you get it as a gift or did you purchase it? (If you
don't own the game, use promo code GS25 for a 25% discount
from Patch's online store or call 1-800-524-4263 for a retailer
in your area).
5. In addition to games being fun, they are also educational
and teach life lessons. Learn more about the importance of
play at the
Toy Chest or have an open disscussion with your family
or group about some of the benefits of games (good sportsmanship,
creative thinking, face-to-face interaction, etc.)
6. Did you know that games are used by teachers to reinforce
lessons you learn in the classroom? Patch offers a number
of free Lesson
Choose one of the lesson plans and games. (If you don't own
the game, use promo code GS25 for a 25% discount from Patch's
online store or call 1-800-524-4263 for a retailer in your
area). Familiarize yourself with the material and then play
teacher! Present the game to your class, family, your troop
or a troop of younger children.
7. Games have been used throughout history. Evidence of games
was even found in the tomb of ancient Egyptian King Tut. Learn
more about the history of games. What is the first American
board game to be invented? Who invented it? What is the best-selling
game of all time? How many new games are introduced every
year? What is your all-time favorite game and why? What is
your current favorite game and why?
8. Choose a patch product to donate to the less fortunate.
Some examples for donating are for the holidays, family shelters,
and hospitals. The take and play products and card games are
great for gifts.
and Play Anywhere Card_Games
9. Teach a younger group how to play one of the patch products
games. Go over the rules and help them set the game up. Patch
10. Attend an event or have a group gathering playing with
some of the patch products. What product did you like best
and why? http://www.patchproducts.com/
11. Choose a hand eye coordination product, a puzzle, or
game to enjoy. Examples include: lacing, 3-D puzzles, dice
games, card games, tales to play and family games.
Patch Products Puzzles