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Put that stack of magazines to use

The next time you need a quick game that requires very few supplies, give your old magazines another look. Hand each player a few issues, than try these two fun contests.

Scavenger Hunt: Players take turns naming a word or image that might be found in a magazine and everyone else tries to be the first to locate an example in their stack.

Sketch Artist: Without showing the others, one person describes a picture from one of her magazines, giving as much detail as possible. The other players draw their own versions of the image, then share their interpretations.

  • Literacy Volunteers of Maricopa County

    501(c)(3) Charity
    40 individuals per month of both genders age 16 and older. Some children are immigrants
    Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Needs: 40 per month
    Magazines requested: any and all magazines.

  • Arizona Housing Incorporated

    501 (c)(3) Charity Housing for Homeless
    Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Needs: 60 Magazines
    Magazines Requested: any adventure/nature magazines, any sports magazines, any art magazines, and any science magazines

  • Hathaway-Sycamores’ Family Resource Center

    501(c)(3) Charity, Family Resource Center
    160 bilingual children per month ranging from a 1st to 6th grade reading level
    Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Needs: 160 magazines
    Magazines Requested: any nature magazines, any sports magazines, any leadership magazines, any education magazines, any travel magazines and any appropriate entertainment magazines.

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