Blooket is a popular online gaming platform that educators often use to make learning fun and interactive for students. It incorporates a variety of games that can be customized to incorporate academic questions, making learning engaging and dynamic. However, there are times when you, as a host, might want to join your own Blooket game, either to test it before presenting it to students or to partake in the gaming experience yourself. This article provides a detailed, step-by-step guide on how to do so.
Creating a Game
1. Sign Up/Log In: Before creating a game, you need to have an account on Blooket. Visit Blooket’s official website and either log in if you already have an account or sign up to create a new one.
2. Create a Set:
- Click on the ‘Create’ button, located at the top right corner of the homepage.
- Choose the type of questions you want to include in your game and fill them in accordingly.
- After filling in the questions, click ‘Save’ and your set will be created.
Hosting a Game
1. Click on the ‘Host’ button:
- Navigate to the ‘Host’ option on the Blooket homepage and select the set you want to play.
- Choose the game mode. Blooket offers a variety of games like Gold Quest, Tower of Doom, and Factory Frenzy.
2. Game Settings:
- Adjust the game settings according to your preference. You can set a time limit, the number of questions, and other options based on the game mode you selected.
3. Start the Game:
- Click ‘Host Game’. You will receive a unique code that participants can use to join the game.
Joining Your Own Game
1. Open a New Tab or Device:
- To join your own game, open a new tab on your browser or use a different device altogether to keep the host tab active and running.
2. Visit Blooket’s Join Page:
- Go to Blooket’s join page and enter the unique code provided after hosting the game.
3. Enter Your Name:
- Input your name or a nickname to identify yourself in the game and click ‘Join’.
Engaging in the Gameplay
1. Answer the Questions:
- Engage with the game, answer the questions, and enjoy the interactive and fun learning experience.
2. Monitor the Game: – On the host tab or device, keep an eye on the progress, manage the game settings, and observe the scores of all participants.
Joining your own Blooket game is a simple yet effective way to engage in an interactive learning experience, test the functionality of your sets and questions, and even participate alongside your students or friends. It adds a personal touch and allows you to be in the shoes of the participants, enhancing the overall gaming and learning experience. Make sure to explore various game modes and settings to make the most out of Blooket!