Roll-O Bingo

Suggested Grades

4-7

Objective

Students will use probability as a game strategy.

Materials

  • bingo chips
  • 2 dice
  • bingo card
  • graph grid for caller to record the sums rolled

Method

  • This game is for 2 – 6 players, one will be the ‘caller.’
  • Fill your bingo card with numbers from 2 to 12. You can use any number as many times as you want. You don’t have to use every number.
  • (click image for printable beangrid).
  • The caller rolls 2 dice, adds the numbers, then marks an X above this number on their grid (eg: If a 3 and a 4 are rolled, the caller marks an X above the 7.).
    Click square to see a printable example of the graph grid for the caller, press the ‘back’ in your browser to return to this page.
  • When the caller calls out the sum, place a bingo chip on a square matching that sum. If you don’t have that sum, don’t place any chips.
  • The first person with five squares in a row: vertically, horizontally, or diagonally, calls out “BINGO!”
  • The caller check out the winning numbers against the numbers on their grid.
  • To better predict winning rolls for your next game, study the caller’s grid.