Do you know what Marie Curie is famous for? Many people know her: she won two Nobel Prizes, pioneered radiation research and discovered two chemical elements. Now, what about Agatha Christie? She is well-recognized as a writer of detective novels, but it is not so widely known that she is in fact the best-selling novelist of all time—her novels have sold over 2 billion copies! Speaking of novels… Do you know who wrote the world’s first novel ever? It was Murasaki Shikibu, a lady-in-waiting from 10th C Japan.
History is full of amazing women, and this is a game that celebrates their achievements. Take twenty women cards and match them with twenty achievement cards. Mastered that? Let’s take it a step up—shuffle the sixty achievement cards and attribute them to the right twenty women!
There are several variants of the game you can play—easy and difficult, at home and in class! Included are the rules for how you can use the cards for playing a sorting game, a matching game and a memory game.