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Games With TrackR


Tags: TrackR, games, summer games, games for children

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By Jeremy Fish on August 11, 2015

Running out of fresh game ideas to keep you and your children entertained this summer?

 

While the TrackR’s primary purpose is to help you keep track of your important valuables and find lost belongings, it can also be employed in child’s play!

 

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After hearing a story from a TrackR co-worker describing how his young daughter is kept entertained by the device for hours, I was inspired to think of more creative ways the TrackR can be used in children’s games.  

 

1) Hide & Seek

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Objective: Hide the TrackR device and have a player find it using the smartphone app.

 

Version #1:

 

Version #2:

 

2) Tag

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Objective: Tag the person whose TrackR device is ringing while he is trying to avoid getting tagged.

 

Version #1:

 

Tips:

 

If you don’t have enough TrackR devices for all players, try this alternative version of the game:

Version #2:

 

3) Treasure Hunt (For the More Ambitious)

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Objective: Find various TrackRs using written clues and the TrackR app features.

 

Step 1: Pair several TrackR devices with your smartphone and give each one a unique name.

Step 2: Plot out the locations and clues for the hunt. If this is your first time planning a treasure hunt, try to keep it simple and straightforward. Here are tips to help you plan out the hunt:  11 Tips for Creating an Awesome Treasure Hunt

Step 3: Hide the various clues & TrackRs around your predetermined locations.

Step 4: Give the participants the phone with all of the paired TrackRs and the first clue.

Step 5: Let the hunting begin!

 

Tips:

 

TrackR can be more than just an item locator. Its versatile features allow for an abundance of creativity and fun.

 

Can you think of any other games you could play with a TrackR? Let us know!

 

- Jeremy

About the Author

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Jeremy Fish

Jeremy works at TrackR in the Marketing Department, and helps TrackR products reach the masses. Jeremy loves helping make people happy through new experiences & technology.