StoryLines For Schools is a drawing game app with an educational component, creating appeal for kids, parents, and teachers. It is reminiscent of the old school “Telephone” game, and is sure to cause fits of giggles during play.
The game allows for 3, 5, 7, or 9 players. It begins with a player typing in a phrase or choosing an option from four different categories: elementary vocabulary, intermediate vocabulary, SAT words, or quotes. This allows the game to have an educational purpose, as players then have to visualize and draw out the phrase for the next player. The next player types in what they think the phrase is, based on the picture. Then the next player draws a picture of the new phrase, and so on until all players have taken a turn.
StoryLines has two different versions to choose from. The benefits of For Schools are that it has no outside play, so kids can only play with people who are physically sharing an iPad with them, there are no social media links, and educational vocabulary and phrases are built in to the app. It also only requires a WiFi connection on the first use after that, it is not required. The other version allows for random play with strangers and media sharing.