Student Blogging Challenge Week 7-Board games

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When: Monopoly existed as early as 1902

Where: Monopoly was invented by Elizabeth Magie in American

Why: Monopoly was invented to demonstrate the evils of land ownership


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When: Scrabble was invented in 1949

Where: Scrabble was invented by Alfred Mosher Butts in America

Why: Alfred Mosher Butts just decided he wanted to invent a board game and called it scrabble


When: Uno was invented in 1971

Where: Uno was invented by Merle Robbins in Reading, Ohio, United states

Why: Merle Robbins invented the game to resolve an argument with his son about the rules of Crazy Eight

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3 thoughts on “Student Blogging Challenge Week 7-Board games

  1. Great Angelo- I like the way you used visuals for your games post and you referenced the images!
    Well Done

  2. G’day Angelo,

    There is some lovely information and pictures in this blog, I really like how you referenced where you got your photos from. Which is your favourite game to play and why?

    Best of luck with your next student blogging challenge, make sure you check back in regularly!
    – Rian

    You can view my blogs here:

  3. Hi Angelo
    It is great to see you working your way through the challenges. One hint: Please respond to comments especially if people ask you questions.
    Mrs C

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