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Melbourne Cup Activities

Have fun this Melbourne Cup with our printable downloadable Silks Picture Bingo. Alternatively, make up a horse racing game for lots of fun. Click on the Cup picture to find out more about our range of Melbourne Cup activities and resources.

Silks Bingo Card Sample

Silks Bingo Card Sample

 

Downloadable Silks Picture Bingo Game
For clients with intact cognition and who love to play bingo, this variation involves placing bingo counters (use your own)  on years of the Melbourne Cup and pictures of  their corresponding winners.(18 point font for easy readability). The bingo caller calls out the names and years of the horses.
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Horse Racing Themed Bingo Card Sample Downloadable Horse Racing Themed Bingo Cards
Activity components are emailed to the purchaser as pdf documents ready for printing off onto card.
Group participants play bingo using a bingo-like card which  has horses printed on it with the numbers overlaid. “Race” numbers indicate the rows. Prizes can be given for “races” won, and for winning the “Cup” (I.e. completing the whole card). 20 player cards. Numbers go from 1 – 90. You provide your own bingo balls and counters.Note: This bingo game is also included in our Melbourne Cup Manual of Resources and Activity Ideas (see further down the page)For more info and to order
Downloadable Printable Horse Racing Games Downloadable Horse Racing Games
Activity components are emailed to the purchaser as pdf documents, ready for printing off onto card.
These two games have variations of the already made up Horse Racing Game that we also sell (see further down the page) – you just read the pdfs and print off the horse tokens you wish to use, e.g. large ones for the floor or perhaps small tokens for a table top game.
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Downloadable Printable Steeplechase Game Downloadable Steeplechase Card Game
A card game where players are involved in a steeplechase event. Documents for instructions, players cards etc are emailed to the customer ready for printing off and using. Although this type of race is not part of Melbourne Cup racing, it is a fun game that can be played during Spring Carnival week.
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Melbourne Cup Manual of Activity Ideas

Melbourne Cup Manual of Activity Ideas

 Melbourne Cup Manual of Resources
and Activity Ideas

Includes fact sheets on the Cup, past winners, horses, racing in Australia, Pharlap etc; (useful for reminiscing and discussion), quizzes and other brainteasers; recipes and recreational games, ideas for your Melbourne Cup function including racehorse templates for a racing game. Also includes ‘silks’ – a full colour card game (also sold separately) and a 20 sheet bingo game, both ready for cutting out and laminating. Individual pages can be removed from the plastic pockets when required for an activity, and more pockets can be added to the manual by removing the spine.
Also available in pdf form on a CD – just print off the whole manual yourself or parts of it as needed.
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Horse Racing Game

Horse Racing Game

Horse Racing Game Kit
The horse templates for this racing game are available in the Melbourne Cup Manual of Resources and Activity Ideas above, however for those who wish to have a game kit in the flesh ready to make up then this is the product  for them. Comes with six or twelve coloured horse cards ready for cutting out and laminating, and can be ordered with or without metal stands for use on table or floor. Track not provided but ideas for making one are included in the instructions.
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