- It’s Bingo with a zing
- Pictures instead of numbers
- Teaches image/word recognition, matching, verbalization, concentration, memory and motor skills
- Includes Zingo tile dispenser, 72 picture tiles, and 8 double-sided cards
Bingo with Zing! Zingo is a fast-paced variation of bingo. Players try to fill their Zingo cards with matching picture tiles from the Zingo Zinger. The first player to fill his or her card wins! Two sided Zingo cards wllow for more or less competitive game play. Zingo teaches shape and pattern recognition, and improves observation and short term memory skills.
This toy has also been evaluated by National Lekotek Center, a nonprofit organization dedicated to making the world accessible to children of all abilities. Lekotek offers the following additional information:
Bingo with a Zing-o! Game cards are color-coded according to skill level. Players select a card, then watch as the dealer reveals 2 tiles. If the pictures on the tiles match the ones on your card, shout loudly or whisper quietly, but say it fast! The first player to fill his or her card wins! Best of all, play can be adjusted for each child’s ability level. To keep children with attention difficulties engaged and on task, play until someone gets 3 in a row. And for children who are hearing impaired, play using sign language. This fast-paced game encourages information processing, object and word recognition and appropriate game etiquette – all with a zing!